Facts & Historical Events On This Day
During the Oscar's ceremony, Will Smith slapped Chris Rock following a joke directed towards Will's wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith.
North Macedonia officially joined NATO, becoming the 30th member of the military alliance.
The Gordon Ramsay Plane Food restaurant opened within terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport.
ABC debuted the first season of 'Gray's Anatomy.'
Martin Luther King's son met the man convicted of killing his father, James Earl Ray.
The soap opera 'Generations' aired on NBC-TV, making it the first US African-American show of its kind.
US Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that police can't stop cars just to check the driver and their registration.
Two Boeing 747 planes collided in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
NASA launched its Mariner 7 space probe from Cape Canaveral atop an Atlas-Centaur rocket.
A 9.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in Alaska.
The musical 'Singing in The Rain,' directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, had its first theatrical run.
Frank Sinatra recorded his hit 'I'm a Fool to Want You.'
Harvey Kennedy patented the modern shoelace, which included aglet reinforced tips.
Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León accidentally discovered Florida.