Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the Moon, married Anca Faur on his 93rd birthday.
Jacob Sartorius released his debut album, 'The Last Text EP.'
The USA's first African-American President, Barack Obama, conducted his first address.
The first episode of Breaking Bad premiered on AMC.
NASA mission STS-72 landed at the Kennedy Space Center after eight days in space.
Air Inter Flight 148 crashed in the Vosges Mountains in France while circling to land at Strasbourg Airport.
Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a bat that a fan threw onto the stage during a performance in Des Moines, Iowa.
US hostages were released in Iran after 444 days.
In a letter and on television, President Jimmy Carter announced that the Olympics should not take place in Moscow, Russia.
Marvin Gaye's 'What's Going On' single was released.
The classic song 'Mr. Tambourine Man' was recorded by The Byrds.
Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first and last US President to serve four terms.
'In Old Arizona' became the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors.
Feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton became the first woman to testify before Congress.
The US published its first book on Geology – 'Observations on the Geology of the United States' by William Maclure.