Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Merriam-Webster's dictionary published that a hot dog is classified as a sandwich on their website.
The 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake occurred.
The Danube-Black Sea Canal was opened.
The Dahlerau train disaster, the deadliest railway accident in West Germany, claimed 46 lives.
Turkish President Celâl Bayar was removed from office by a military coup.
Toronto's CHUM-AM (1050 kHz) became Canada's first radio station to broadcast only the top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.
Bradman scored his 1000th cricket run of the English season, becoming the earliest to do so.
Walt Disney released a short film, '3 Little Pigs,' which won the Academy Award Best Animated film in 1934.
The first full-scale wind tunnel for airplane testing was built at Langley Field, Virginia. For ten years, it remained the largest wind tunnel in the world.
The Battle of Tsushima occurred, in which a Japanese fleet destroyed the Russian East Sea fleet.
Birt Acres, a British inventor, patented the film camera/projector.
Priam's Treasure was discovered.
Saint Petersburg was founded by Russian Tsar Peter the Great.
The Habeas Corpus Act passed.