Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The 400th anniversary of the end of the Transatlantic Slave Trade was celebrated with the 'Year of Return' in Ghana.
Eight Donkeys were freed from jail after four days in Orai, Uttar Pradesh, India.
A ghost ship from North Korea washed up on a beach in Japan with eight skeletons onboard.
The San Jose, which sank in 1708, was found near Columbia.
Walt Disney's 'Frozen' was released in American movie theaters.
The first partial facial transplant was given to Isabelle Dinoire in France after a dog attacked her.
Osiris became the first discovered exoplanet with an atmosphere.
The Hofburg fire destroyed part of the Royal Court in Vienna, Austria.
Ross McWhirter, who co-founded the Guinness Book of World Records with his twin brother, was shot dead.
The first Boeing 727 planes were delivered to airlines.
British pharmacist John Walker invented the matchstick by accident.
The Congress of Vienna declared Kraków, Poland, a free republic state, and the Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland was signed.
The first Native American uprising against Spanish rule occurred in the La Navidad colony.
Pope Anastasius I became the Bishop of Rome, reigning until his death.