Facts & Historical Events On This Day
UK Prime Minister Theresa May was 'pink-slipped' during her speech at the Conservative National Conference.
Dark Souls, the second Souls game after Demon's Souls, was released for PS3 and Xbox 360 in North America.
Julian Assange launched WikiLeaks.com.
143 people were killed in a Siberian Airlines plane crash that was shot down by Ukrainian Missiles over the Black Sea.
The second largest cash robbery in US history was committed.
John Lennon's album 'Walls and Bridges' was released in the US.
Pope John Paul IV visited New York, becoming the first Pope to visit the Western Hemisphere.
Sputnik 1 became Earth's first artificial satellite to go into orbit.
Gutzon Borglum began sculpting Mount Rushmore.
The musical 'Sometime' put on its first performance at the Shubert Theatre on Broadway, New York City, US.
The Orient Express started its first journey from Paris to Istanbul.
The pocket watch patent was awarded to Dutch mathematician and scientist Christiaan Huygens.
Pope Gregory XIII introduced the concept of the Gregorian Calendar to Europe.
The first complete English Bible translation was published.