Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Jacinda Arden resigned as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.
Earth-like calcium-rich deposits were found on Mars by NASA's Curiosity Rover.
Seven-time Tour de France winner, Lance Armstrong, admitted doping during all wins on Oprah Winfrey.
Production of the Pixar film Toy Story began.
Apple released the first computer with a graphical user interface (GUI) called the Lisa.
Miami, Florida, received snow for the first and last time ever.
The Beatles song 'Helter Skelter' was played in court as evidence for Charles Manson's trial.
Indira Gandhi was elected as India's fourth Prime Minister.
The popular board game Scrabble went on sale in the UK.
Coopers Inc. started selling the world's first men's briefs in Chicago.
Thomas Edison's first overhead electric lighting system began service in Roselle, New Jersey.
The state of Georgia seceded from the United States of America.
The Batavian Republic was proclaimed, replacing the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands.
Richard Crosbie became the first Irish man to fly a hot air balloon in Ireland.
The construction for the San Agustin Church in Manila was officially completed.