Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A meteorite that landed in Australia in the 1960s revealed stardust up to 7 billion years old.
Aaron Carpenter made his first-ever Tweet on Twitter; it was about his trip to the dentist.
Instruments used to observe Venus found two-thirds of the planet's southern hemisphere brightened after aerosols were triggered on an 'astronomical' scale.
Alfredo Ormando set himself on fire in St. Peter's Square, protesting against the Roman Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality.
Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer changed his plea from not guilty to guilty but insane.
Johnny Cash recorded his iconic live album, At Folsom Prison.
Nine thousand scientists from 43 nations signed a petition to ban nuclear testing.
Industrialist Henry Ford's method to construct auto bodies from plastic was patented.
Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse comic strip was published for the first time.
Avezzano earthquake claimed 30,000 lives in Italy.
Center left-wing Independent Labour Party was formed in Britain with Keir Hardie as the leader.
German composer Richard Wagner completed 'Parsifal' – one of his most famous operas.
Galileo Galilei discovered Callisto, the fourth moon of Jupiter.
The most destructive riot in Constantinople's history, the Nika Riots, began during a chariot race.