Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Netflix movie 'Bird Box' and the TV series 'Stranger Things' was reported to be Netflix’s most popular for 2019.
A camera in London Zoo became the first camera to take selfies powered by plants.
Astronomers witnessed the first neutron star collision.
The 85-year-old athlete Ed Whitlock broke a world record after completing a sub-4-hour marathon.
Capcom released Devil May Cry, a game based loosely on Dante’s Divine Comedy.
A stampede of 47,000 football fans killed 84 people and injured 180 more in Guatemala City.
Maynard Jackson was elected as the first black Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia.
The Cuban Missile Crisis began.
Walt and Roy O. Disney founded the Walt Disney Company.
The English writer Charlotte Bronte's novel 'Jane Eyre' was published by Smith, Elder & Co.
The Tremont Hotel in Boston became the first modern hotel in the United States.
The Battle of Leipzig began.
Queen Marie Antoinette was executed during the French Revolution.
Empress Wu Zetian proclaimed herself ruler of the Chinese Empire.