Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Google adopted a new logo design.
Neversoft's Spider-Man was released for the PlayStation.
A bill in New York to reinstate the death penalty became law.
Super Mario Kart was released in North America on the SNES console.
The United States of America founded Space Command (SPACECOM), the first of its kind in the US Armed Forces.
The zombie horror movie 'Dawn of the Dead' premiered in Turin, Italy.
The world population on Earth passed 3 billion.
Jews in Germany over six years old were forced to wear the yellow star of David.
Germany invaded Poland in the free city of Danzig, which started World War II.
The Great Kantō earthquake struck Japan.
Over 400 people died in the Great Hinckley Fire, a forest fire in Hinckley, Minnesota.
German Astronomer Karl Ludwig Harding discovered the 3 Juno asteroid in the Asteroid Belt.
Blacksmith, Patrick Lyon stole $162,821 in cash and gold from a vault at the Bank of Pennsylvania.
Mozart published the Haydn Quartets in Vienna.
The famous Liberty Bell arrived in Philadelphia, US.
Louis XV succeeded his great-grandfather and became King of France at the young age of five.