Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Pope Francis made history when he became the first pope to visit Iraq.
Willcom announced the world's smallest and lightest phone.
A tropical storm named Irina on the island of Madagascar killed 65 people.
The Osbournes reality TV show aired for the first time on MTV.
After a four-month journey, the Venera 14 spacecraft landed on Venus.
Led Zeppelin started their first tour at Ulster Hall, Belfast, UK.
Country music stars Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins all perished in an airplane crash.
Soviet leader Joseph Stalin died in his home after suffering from a stroke.
The battle of the Ruhr campaign began during WWII with an air raid in Essen, Germany.
Colorado became the birthplace of the cheeseburger.
Nikola Tesla tried to explain how the phenomenon of ball lightning works.
The world's favorite paper joiner, the stapler was patented by C. H. Gould in England.
Beethoven's 4th Symphony in B was performed for the first time.
The Boston Massacre occurred.