Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A category 3 blizzard wreaked havoc in the US and Canada.
R&B superstar Rihanna was assaulted by Chris Brown, her boyfriend at the time.
Mario Party was released in North America for the Nintendo 64.
American actor Jack Nicholson got road rage and decided to smash the windscreen of someone’s car with a golf club.
Right Said Fred hit number one on the US Hot 100 Charts with 'I'm too Sexy.'
Shergar, the legendary Thoroughbred racehorse, was stolen by gunmen.
The crew of Skylab 4 returned to Earth.
Planet of the Apes hit the theatres in New York City.
Queen Elizabeth II announced that the Royal family is called Windsor, while her offspring are named Mountbatten-Windsor.
East Germany established their infamous State Security Service, otherwise known as the Stasi.
Walt Disney Studios was formed after previously being known as Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio.
The first state execution in the US was performed in the state of Nevada.
Mysterious hoof-like footprints were discovered stretching up to 100 miles (160 km) of snow in Devon, England.
English parliament was dissolved by King James I of England after a disagreement about his son Charles marrying Princess Maria of Spain.