Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Doomsday Clock was set at 90 seconds to midnight after new escalations in Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The X-Files returned for Season 10 after a thirteen-year hiatus.
Walt Disney announced it was going to buy Pixar.
Japan launched its first lunar probe, Hiten, from the Uchinoura Space Center.
NASA's Voyager 2 came into close contact with Uranus and captured many images that uncovered 11 new moons.
Apple's Macintosh personal computer was first put on sale in the US, changing the world of computing.
The world's first McDonald's drive-through was opened in Arizona.
A Japanese soldier was found hiding in Guam.
A B-52 bomber carrying two nuclear bombs broke up mid-air over North Carolina.
Chillán earthquake killed approximately 28,000 people.
The first canned beer received instant approval from customers.
Lieutenant General Robert Baden-Powell published his manual 'Scouting for Boys.'
Charles Darwin was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for his revolutionary role in developing science.
King Charles II shut down England's first Parliament, the Cavalier Parliament.
King Henry I of England married his second wife, Adeliza of Louvain.