Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Camp Fire in California became that state's deadliest blaze after it killed 88 people and caused 52,000 people to be evacuated.
Two hundred bodies were found in a mass grave site between Ethiopia and Somalia.
All schools and colleges in Delhi, India, were closed for a week due to dangerous levels of smog.
Donald Trump won an election to become the 45th president of the United States of America.
Category five Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the Philippines and claimed the lives of more than 6,000 people with gusts up to 145 miles per hour.
Asteroid 2005 YU55 came dangerously close to hitting the Earth.
Canadian country singer Shania Twain released her Greatest Hits album and later received Billboard's 2004 Album of the Year.
George H. W. Bush was elected as the 41st President of the United States of America.
Home Box Office, otherwise known as HBO, was launched.
The Albanian Communist Party was formed, with Enver Hoxha as its leader.
German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered x-rays.
Montana became the 41st state to join the United States of America.
French master chef Vincent La Chapelle formed a Freemason's Lodge in the Netherlands.
The Bodleian Library, situated at The University of Oxford, England, opened its doors to the public.