Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Kim Kardashian was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, France.
American spy thriller TV series 'Homeland' first aired on Showtime.
EA Games' FIFA 10, the highest-rated FIFA game made, was released in Europe.
British rock band Oasis released their second album, '(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?'
Three Russian cosmonauts returned from space after spending a record time of 237 days in orbit.
Ticketmaster Entertainment Inc. was founded in Phoenix, Arizona.
Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court Justice.
A team of scientists invented the sports drink Gatorade in a University of Florida lab.
After 67 years of colonial rule, the Republic of Guinea gained independence from France.
Adolf Hitler's German military attacked Moscow.
The classic children's book "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter was published in London, England.
After a 5-year voyage around the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Charles Darwin returned to England.
During the American Revolutionary War, John André, a British Army officer, was hanged as a spy by the Continental Army.
French-Breton explorer Jacques Cartier discovered 'Mount Royal,' now known as Montreal, Canada.
English Protestant author William Tyndale published "The Obedience of a Christian Man" in Antwerp, Belgium.