Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Microsoft's Internet Explorer was finally retired after twenty-six years.
Babe Ruth's baseball jersey became the most expensive sports memorabilia when it sold for $5.6 million.
The Lion King premiered, making a staggering $968.5 million at the Box Office!
The second-largest volcano eruption of the 20th Century happened in the Philippines.
Russian spacecraft Vega 2 landed on Venus.
The US Supreme Court ruled that school is for everyone and banned discrimination based on citizenship.
Spain held its first democratic elections since 1936.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono planted acorns for world peace after also mailing acorns to many world leaders to do the same.
The comedy movie 'The Apartment' was released in New York, US.
The Ford Motor Company manufactured its ten millionth car.
The first motion picture was filmed using several cameras to capture galloping horses.
Arkansas became the 25th state to join the United States of America.
The first documented blood transfusion took place using sheep blood in a teenage boy.
King John signed the Magna Carta near Windsor, England.