Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A remake of the American horror slasher movie 'Halloween' was released starring Jamie Curtis.
Uganda Ministry of Health announced they were under an outbreak of a Marburg virus, a virus similar to Ebola.
University of California scientists found evidence that life on Earth probably began 4.1 billion years ago.
NASA launched its IBEX satellite from the Stargazer mother ship launch pad above the Marshall Islands.
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was tried for his crimes against humanity.
Cher's 'Believe' was released and became the Billboard 1999 Song of the Year.
The 1991 Best Picture, 'Dances With Wolves,' premiered in Washington, D.C.
A bill to recognize Martin Luther King Jr's birthday as a national holiday passed the US Senate.
Researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, isolated Streptomycin, which became the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis (TB).
Max Planck proposed Planck's Law, a new law of physics for black-body radiation.
Napoleon was forced to retreat from Germany after the Battle of Leipzig.
The American Revolutionary War hostiles ended after the British conceded at Yorktown.
German professor Martin Luther became a doctor when he was awarded his Doctor of Theology from the University of Wittenberg, Germany.
Germany’s oldest university, and one of the world’s oldest surviving universities, The Universität Heidelberg, held a lecture for the first time.