Facts & Historical Events On This Day
One hundred million people were placed in lockdown in Wuhan, China, amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
Netflix passed the $100 billion milestone.
NASA revealed water vapor had been discovered on dwarf planet Ceres.
Evo Morales was inaugurated as Bolivia's first indigenous President.
The Apple Macintosh computer was unveiled during a Super Bowl advertisement.
A record $20 to $50 million worth of gold bars were stolen in a bank robbery in Beirut, Lebanon.
The world's largest cheese weighing 34,591 lbs (15,723 kg) was manufactured.
Lady Macbeth by Dmitri Shostakovich was performed for the first time in Leningrad, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Ramsay MacDonald became the first Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Russian soldiers attack unarmed demonstrators on this day that would later be known as 'Bloody Sunday.'
After the death of Queen Victoria, Britain moved their postage stamps to the King Edward VII series.
The National Association of Baseball Players was established in New York.
Charles Dickens and his wife arrived in Boston, US, from Liverpool, UK.
England and France declared war on Austria's Emperor, Charles V.
A contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrived in the Vatican for the very first time.