Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended.
The Doomsday Clock's minute hand was moved two minutes closer to midnight, making the new Doomsday just five minutes to midnight.
For the first time in history, all 50 states of America celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday.
An incredibly cold air swept into the US from Canada and plunged temperatures across most States far below their existing all-time lows.
Legendary band Blondie released their debut single 'X-Offender.'
NASA successfully launched the experimental CTS Hermes satellite atop a Delta 2914 rocket.
The Chevrolet Corvette sports car was presented for the first time at GM Motorama Auto Show in New York.
Auschwitz concentration camp evacuated 56,000 prisoners.
Popeye the Sailor Man made his first appearance.
Russians defeated Ottoman forces during WWI.
The first Duke of Wellington became Commander in Chief, making him the professional head of the British Army.
On his second voyage, explorer Captain James Cook became the first to cross the Antarctic Circle.
French King Henry IV declared war against Spain during the French Wars of Religion.
Bohemia adopted the Gregorian Calendar.