Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A COVID-19 quarantine hotel collapsed in China, leaving 70 people trapped.
Queen Elizabeth II published her first post on Instagram.
Brazilian soccer athlete Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. started his professional career at just 17 years old.
The Hubble Space Telescope captured the first images of the surface of Pluto.
US Air Force divers located the Challenger Space Shuttle's crew cabin at the bottom of the ocean.
Newsroom on BBC2 switched to color, making it the first color news in the UK.
Activists started a 54 mile (87 km) march from Selma to Montgomery.
Citizens of Bikini Island evacuated for nuclear testing.
Finland's Parliament House in Helsinki was inaugurated.
The first non-stop flight from America to Asia took place.
The first telephone call was made across the Atlantic – from London to New York.
Prince Wilhelm of Wied arrived in Albania to begin his reign as King.
Dr. John Kellogg served the world's first cornflakes.
Napoleon I of France won the Battle of Craonne, stopping Russian and Prussian forces in Northern France.