Facts & Historical Events On This Day
President Joe Biden signed the 2022 Lend-Lease act to send military equipment to Ukraine.
President Barack Obama officially declared his support of same-sex marriage.
The Huffington Post was launched, founded by Arianna Huffington, Andrew Breitbart, Kenneth Lerer, and Jonah Peretti.
A stampede killed 129 people in Ghana.
Five bank robbers armed themselves and attempted a heist in Norco, California.
The Luna 5 attempted to land on the Moon.
The United States became the first country to legalize a birth control pill.
The noir psychological thriller film 'Vertigo,' directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was released.
The first flight over the North Pole was completed, flown by Richard E. Byrd with co-pilot Floyd Bennett.
German submarine U-110 was captured by the Royal Navy, who found an Enigma cipher machine onboard.
A steam locomotive called City of Truro became the first steam engine to go over 100 miles per hour.
John Burr patented a better rotary blade lawn mower, designed with traction wheels and a rotary blade that would not easily get stuck with grass clipping.
An attempt was made to steal the Crown Jewels.
Christopher Columbus embarked on his fourth and final journey into the New World.