Facts & Historical Events On This Day
American singer Selena Gomez released her second full-length studio album “Revival.”
14-year-old girls-rights activist Malala Yousafzai was shot three times on her way to school.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Athens and was met by 50,000 protestors.
Google announced that it had acquired YouTube for $1.65 billion.
A fragment of a meteorite landed in Peekskill, New York, US, and smashed a 1980 Chevrolet Malibu.
One thousand radio stations from over 100 countries around the world simultaneously broadcast John Lennon's 'Imagine' in honor of what would have been his 50th birthday.
Bruce Springsteen released his album 'Tunnel of Love.'
Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical 'Phantom of the Opera' was premiered in London with stars Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman.
A 2,000-strong student protest against police brutality broke out in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Hoover Dam began producing electricity and transmitting it to Los Angeles, California.
The Dublin and Kingstown Railway officially opened.
Peter the Great of Russia defeated Sweden at the battle of Lesnaya.
British Parliament met at the University of Oxford rather than the Palace of Westminster during the Great Plague of London.
The South Korean alphabet, called 'Hangul,' was published.