Facts & Historical Events On This Day
29-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman to be voted into the US Congress.
The UN published a report revealing more than 200 mass graves found in ISIS-controlled regions of Iraq.
New Delhi air pollution was declared a public emergency, causing the city to close many schools and construction sites.
The fourth movie of J.K. Rowling's novel series, 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,' premiered in Leicester Square, London, UK.
The American action drama series '24,' with Keifer Sutherland, premiered on FOX.
Whitney Houston released her third album, 'I'm Your Baby Tonight.'
The largest US underground bomb was detonated on Amchitka Island, a remote Alaskan island.
Richard Milhous Nixon won the election and became the 37th President of the United States.
NASA's Lunar Orbiter 2 launched atop an Atlas Agena rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
The first episode of Meet The Press, the longest-running American TV program, aired.
Mahatma Gandhi was arrested after leading an Indian miner's march in protest of the Indian Relief Bill.
Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th president of the United States of America.
Father John Carrol became the first Catholic Bishop in the United States.
The Richard Fairbanks Tavern and Post Office in Massachusetts became the first American colonial post office.