Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The United Kingdom left the European Union, also known as 'Brexit.'
New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko became the youngest golfer to rank No. 1 in the world.
'Family Guy' by Seth MacFarlane premiered on Fox.
Doug Williams became the first African-American quarterback to play in the Super Bowl.
NASA's Apollo 14 spacecraft was launched and headed for the moon.
A chimpanzee named Ham became the first primate to go to space aboard the US MR-2 spacecraft.
The first American satellite, Explorer 1, was launched into space.
The first-ever daytime soap opera, These Are My Children, aired on NBC.
The day after being appointed, Adolf Hitler called for new elections to ensure he would win majority votes.
British driver Arthur MacDonald was the first to break 100 miles per hour in an automobile at Daytona Beach, Florida, US.
Jesse James's gang robbed up to $22,000 on a train at Gads Hill, Missouri, US.
San Francisco's skies went dark after millions of birds flew across the city's western side.
Alvan Graham Clark discovered the white dwarf star Sirius B.
The Spanish government became bankrupt.