Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Scientists in India discovered a 152-million-year-old fossil of an extinct marine reptile called the ichthyosaur.
Taylor Swift's third studio album 'Speak Now' was released. It won Billboard's 2011 Album of the Year.
Sid Meier's Civilization IV was made available to PC players in North America.
The British singer Cliff Richard was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
Susan Smith murdered her two children and tried to pin on a made-up Black man.
The original American horror film 'Halloween' premiered in Kansas City, Missouri, US.
Benjamin Oliver Davis Sr. became the first African American general in the United States Army.
Benjamin O. Davis Sr. became the first African American US Army brigadier general.
London's last horse-drawn omnibus trip went from London Bridge Station to Moorgate.
The Battle of Balaclava took place during the Crimean War.
St Katharine Docks opened in Central London, England, and it was one of the largest ports for trade in London in the 19th Century.
John Hancock became the first Governor of Massachusetts after winning 90% of the votes in the Massachusetts Constitution.
Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini discovered Iapetus, Saturn's third-largest moon.
The Battle of Agincourt between the English and the French took place.