Facts & Historical Events On This Day
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted to hosting an illegal party during the first COVID-19 lockdown.
Obama surprised Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a White House ceremony.
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti claimed 160,000 lives.
NASA's Deep Impact space probe launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Nineteen European nations forbade human cloning; however, the UK and Germany refused to sign the agreement.
Malcolm X's daughter, Qubilah Shabazz, was arrested for making arrangements to kill Louis Farrakhan, who she believed killed her father in 1965.
US Congress gave George H. W. Bush the authority to declare war on Iraq.
ABC aired Batman for the first time.
Five boys rediscovered the Caves of Nerja in Andalucia, Spain.
Over 50,000 people greeted Queen Elizabeth II as she opened New Zealand Parliament.
College students illegally produced the very first X-ray photo.
The National Trust (UK) was founded as an independent charity to conserve England's environment and heritage.
The oldest soft drink brand, Dr Pepper, sold its very first bottle in the USA.
The Charleston Museum was founded, making it the first public museum in the United States.