Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Margaret Atwood published 'The Testaments,' a sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale,' which she released 15 years prior.
Archaeologists and scientists discovered a new human-like species inside caves in South Africa.
The CERN Large Hadron Collider was powered up for the first time.
Fight Club, starring Brad Pitt, premiered at the Venice International Film Festival.
The pilot episode of the science-fiction series 'The X-Files' aired on FOX in the US & Canada.
Nirvana released their lead single, 'Smells like Teen Spirit,' which is often dubbed the 'anthem for apathetic kids' of Generation X.
Hamida Djandoubi, the 'Pimp Killer,' was the last person executed by guillotine in France.
Mike the Headless Chicken lost his head.
Buckingham Palace, London, was blasted during The Blitz mass air bombings by Germany.
George Smith, a London taxi driver, became the first person ever to be fined for drunk driving.
George Mary Searle discovered the asteroid 55 Pandora.
Inventor Elias Howe was awarded the patent for the lockstitch sewing machine.
The Treaty of Amity and Commerce was signed between the Kingdom of Prussia and the United States of America.
An earthquake known as 'The Lesser Judgment Day' hit Constantinople.