Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The world's largest twin-engine airliner completed its first trip.
The 2011 Egyptian revolution began after years of police brutality and corruption.
Spilled coconut water caused a stampede that killed more than 258 people in India.
David Beckham & Victoria Beckham got engaged.
Robert Williams became the first recorded person to be killed by a robot in the US.
Nike was founded.
Cash Box Top 100 placed The Beatles 'I Want to Hold Your Hand' at #1.
NASA launched the Echo 2 experimental communications satellite.
Walt Disney's animation '101 Dalmatians' was released in theaters.
The first-ever Emmy Awards were presented at the Hollywood Athletic Club in Los Angeles.
Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first place in the US to add fluoride to its water supply in a bid to improve oral health.
The world's first Winter Olympics took place in Chamonix, France.
Charles Wilkes discovered Antarctica during an American Naval Expedition.
Claudius became the Roman Emperor.