Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Joe Biden slipped while playing with his dog, Major, and was left with hairline fractures in his foot.
A wooden relic thought to be from Jesus's manger was returned to Bethlehem.
Bombs in Hilla and Karbala, Iraq, killed 30 Shias and wounded 100 others.
British singer-songwriter Adele released her hit single 'Rolling in the Deep.'
Martinique earthquake shook the majority of the Eastern Caribbean.
President Bill Clinton lifted the Alaskan oil exports ban.
The New Orleans Saints secured their first winning season after being in the NFL for 21 years.
A 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Hawaii.
Pong was released. It was the first commercially successful video game.
Enos, the chimpanzee, was launched into space on the Mercury-Atlas 5 Mission.
The French Army massacred more than 300 civilians in the Vietnamese village of Mỹ Trạch.
FC Barcelona was founded by a group of English, German, Swiss, and Spanish soccer players.
Thomas Edison demonstrated his hand-cranked phonograph for the first time.
Amateur British chemist Sir James Jay invented invisible ink.