Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The trial phase of former US President Donald Trump's first impeachment began.
Astronaut Scott Kelly Tweeted a photo of the first flower ever grown in space.
The Columbia space shuttle took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida for its final time.
The natural history series 'Life on Earth,' presented by David Attenborough, aired on BBC One in the UK for the first time.
American author Peter Benchley published his novel 'Jaws.'
The filming of the first James Bond movie, 'Dr. No,' began.
The first council meeting of the League of Nations was held in Paris.
Alcohol became illegal in most states of America.
During the Peninsular War, the British defeated the French at the Battle of La Coruña.
French King Louis XVI was sentenced to death during the French Revolution.
Miguel de Cervantes published his novel Don Quixote.
At just 16 years old, Ivan IV the Terrible crowned himself the first Tsar (emperor) of Russia.
Christopher Columbus left the New World to sail to Spain.
Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian became the first Roman Emperor.