NASA revealed that water vapor was discovered in the atmosphere of an Earth-size planet, the exoplanet K2-18b.
The category 5 hurricane Irma began dissipating, but the disaster left millions without electricity in Florida and Georgia.
The science-fiction movie 'The Martian,' starring Matt Damon, premiered in Toronto, Canada.
Two planes crashed into the World Trade Towers in New York City.
A Faucett Perú 727 airliner disappeared without a trace off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.
Janet Parker became the last person to die of smallpox in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
The video game console Atari 2600 was released.
Florence Chadwick became the first female to swim across the English Channel and back.
The popular children's book 'Five on a Treasure Island' featuring the 'Famous Five,' written by Enid Blyton, was published.
Nahalal, the first moshav in modern-day Israel, was settled.
President George Washington appointed Alexander Hamilton as the first Secretary of the US Treasury.
Former President Benjamin Franklin wrote, “There never was a good war or a bad peace,” in a letter to Josiah Quincy.
The Destruction of Santiago occurred when the Spanish conquistadors and the Mapuche-Picunche tribes had a confrontation.
The English were defeated at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.