Facts & Historical Events On This Day
US President Donald Trump was acquitted of impeachment charges by the US Senate.
The vice president of Google, Susan Wojcicki, became the CEO of YouTube.
The House of Commons voted in favor of same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom.
The Morecambe Bay cockling disaster killed twenty-three people.
The Comic Relief charity created 'Red Nose Day' in the United Kingdom, and raised £15 million ($19 million).
NASA's Apollo 14 mission landed on the Moon.
A nuclear bomb was lost off the coast of Georgia, US.
Sweet rationing during World War II finally came to an end in Britain.
Mahatma Gandhi was released from prison after two years into his six-year sentence.
The general interest family magazine Reader's Digest was first published.
The first motion picture was shown to a theater audience at the Philadelphia Academy of Music.
The world's largest golden nugget was discovered.
Roger Williams, the founder of Rhode Island, arrived from England in the Massachusetts Bay Colony to become a minister in a Boston church.
The government executed a group of Japanese Catholic Christians (known as the 26 Martyrs) as they were deemed too dangerous to Japan's way of life.