Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Wayne Rooney apologized to a 9-year-old fan after accidentally breaking his wrist.
The UK government recognized British Sign Language (BSL) as an official language.
Donna Summer received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
$500 million worth of art was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, US.
Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov made the first spacewalk when he left his Voskhod 2 spacecraft.
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck Western Turkey, killing 1,070 people.
The Pedaliante, a human-powered aircraft, successfully flew 0.62 miles (1 km) in Milan, Italy.
The first public Bat Mitzvah was held in New York City. It was for a girl named Judith Kaplan.
Mahatma Gandhi was sentenced to six years in prison for his civil disobedience during a protest.
King George I of Greece was assassinated while out on a walk in Thessaloniki.
American Astronomer William Henry Pickering discovered Phoebe, one of Saturn's moons.
The Lake Merritt Wild Duck Refuge became the first US wildlife sanctuary.
The Portage Railroad Line in Pennsylvania built the first railroad tunnel in the US.
Valletta was made the capital city of Malta.