Facts & Historical Events On This Day
President Donald Trump banned citizens of seven countries from entering the US.
Steve Jobs announced the Apple iPad, the company's most advanced piece of technology at the time.
Germany first observed the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Michael Jackson's hair caught fire while filming a Pepsi commercial in front of 3,000 fans.
The Vietnam War officially ended, for the US at least, after the Paris Peace Accords were signed.
The Outer Space Treaty was signed to prevent the use of nuclear weapons being utilized in space.
Apollo 1 test launch failed, and astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger B. Chaffee all died.
The first of 126 nuclear tests started at the Nevada Test Site.
Leningrad's siege by Germans ended in the wake of 650,000 perished citizens.
Peruvian ambassador Ricardo Rivera-Schreiber gave a warning that Japan would attack Pearl Harbor.
The theory of Wave Mechanics by physicist Erwin Schrödinger was first taught in lectures.
The UK Parliament passed the Military Service Act of 1916, introducing conscription in the UK.
A patent for his electric lamp invention was given to Thomas Edison.
Scottish schoolmaster Dr. John Fian who had 'a pact with the devil,' was found guilty of witchcraft.