Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Charli D'Amelio became the first person to reach 100 million followers on TikTok.
Blizzard released World of Warcraft for PC and Mac, changing the MMORPG scene forever.
The National Black Independent Political Party (NBIPP) was formed in the US.
The fourth and final attempt to launch the Soviet Union's N1 rocket failed.
President Lyndon Johnson had his first day in office after becoming the 36th president of the United States.
The New York Times published Edwin Hubble's discovery that the Andromeda 'nebula' is actually a galaxy.
US President Warren G. Harding signed the Willis-Campbell Act, which took effect from this day.
J. L. Love patented his pencil sharpener in the US.
King William III of the Netherlands died at age 73 and had no male heirs. His throne was given to his daughter Princess Wilhelmina.
The jukebox was presented for the first time at a Palais Royale, Saloon in San Francisco, California, US.
The Manchester Martyrs of the IRA were hung in front of 10,000 people at Salford Gaol, Manchester, UK.
Lake Merced, California, was found to have sunk 30 feet (9 meters).
Frederick County, Maryland, US, refused to pay the British Stamp Tax.
Religious philosopher Blaise Pascal had an intense dreamlike experience he believed to be a religious vision.
Thespis of Icaria, an ancient Greek poet, became the first recorded person to act out a character in a play.