Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Blue Origin's New Shepherd rocket successfully launched on its 14th flight from Launch Site One, Texas.
The country of Georgia officially adopted the Five Cross Flag after more than five hundred years since its last use.
Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 single with 'Love Don't Cost A Thing.'
US President Jimmy Carter expressed his support for Martin Luther King's birthday to become a national holiday.
Queen Margrethe II became the first Queen of Denmark since 1412.
An accidental explosion aboard the USS Enterprise near Hawaii killed 28 people.
David Jones changed his name to David Bowie and released his first single, 'Can't Help Thinking About Me.'
The Today Show aired for the first time on NBC-TV with Dave Garroway and Jack Lescoulie as hosts.
US President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrived in Morocco, where he met British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to discuss allies during World War II.
Segregation of races on public transport became illegal as ruled by US Supreme Court.
Inventor John Hyatt registered cellulose nitrate (celluloid) as a trademark.
Norway was ceded to Sweden by King Frederik VI of Denmark.
Elizabeth Bennet became the first woman to give birth by a Cesarean section in the United States.
The clarinet was invented in Nuremberg, Germany, by Johann Christoph Denner.