Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A helicopter carrying nine people, including Kobe Bryant and his daughter, crashed in California with no survivors.
England's first female bishop of the Church of England, Libby Lane, was ordained.
A drone crashed onto the White House lawn.
A 60-ton decomposing whale exploded onto the busy streets of Taipei, Taiwan.
Frank Sinatra performed to 175,000 people who paid to see him in Rio de Janeiro.
Flight attendant Vesna Vulović survived the world's highest fall without a parachute after falling 33,330 feet.
The Beaumont children, Jane, Arnna, and Grant, vanished from a beach in Adelaide, Australia, and were never found.
The Ranger 3 robotic spacecraft launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Elvis Presley reached number one in the UK charts with 'Are You Lonesome Tonight?'
Stalin and officials walked out of Lady Macbeth opera, calling it a 'muddle,' not music.
Scottish inventor John Logie Baird changed the world of communication and entertainment forever when he demonstrated television for the first time.
The first Winter Olympics medal was awarded to American Skater Charles Jewtraw after skating 5,000 meters in just 44 seconds.
After being unearthed in South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond became the world's largest.
Michigan became the 26th state to join the United States of America.
Thirty thousand lives were lost after a major earthquake shook Lisbon.