Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Russian Soyuz MS-18 spaceflight landed in the Kazakh Steppe, Kazakhstan.
Lana Del Rey's song 'Video Games' was named song of the decade at the Q Awards in London.
Iran attempted to create the world's largest sandwich at 1,500 meters long but failed due to a crowd eating it before it was measured.
The US population reached 300 million people.
IMDB (Internet Movie Database) was founded. It was incorporated as a website in January 1996.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to humanitarian Mother Teresa.
The adventure comedy movie 'Around the World in 80 Days' premiered in New York, US.
Albert Einstein safely arrived in the US after fleeing Nazi Germany.
Infamous gangster, Al Capone, was convicted of income tax evasion.
Thomas Edison filed his patent for the Optical Phonograph.
The London Beer Flood, an industrial accident that created a 'beer tsunami,' resulted in the death of nine people.
The Treaty of Campo Formio was signed between France and Austria.
Nine regicides of King Charles I were sentenced to death.
The University of Greifswald was founded in Germany. It was the second university in continental Northern Europe.