Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The Netflix limited series about the life of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was released.
Widespread forest fires in Indonesia caused the skies to turn red.
A report published claimed that the fossils of Dickinsonia were the oldest animals to roam the planet.
A Jellyfish was discovered and became the first-known animal that sleeps and doesn’t have a brain.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan gave $3 billion to fight and end all diseases.
The survival movie 'Into the Wild,' starring Emile Hirsch, premiered at the Rome Film Festival.
Actor George Clooney crashed on a motorcycle.
Rockband Green Day released their seventh album, 'American Idiot.'
After 14 years in space, NASA’s Galileo spacecraft was intentionally destroyed in Jupiter’s atmosphere.
Malta gained independence from the United Kingdom.
English author J. R. R. Tolkien released his critically acclaimed book 'The Hobbit.'
Sir Cecil Herbert Edward Chubb became the last private owner of Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England.
In the Second Opium War, an Anglo-French force defeated Chinese troops at the Battle of Palikao.
The Great Fire of New York ended.
Benedetto Odescalchi was elected as Pope Innocent XI.