Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The COVID-19 death toll passed 200,000 in the US.
Actor Billy Porter who played Pray Tell in the American drama 'Pose,' made history after becoming the first openly gay actor to win an Emmy Award.
Barbados appointed Rihanna as an ambassador to the country.
The American drama TV series ''Lost' premiered on ABC.
The European Space Agency integrated its SMART-1 spacecraft with its dedicated launching rocket.
'Friends' debuted on NBC and continued for ten seasons.
American drama TV series 'Baywatch' premiered on NBC.
An unidentified double flash of light was detected over the Indian Ocean south of Africa.
Singer Bob Dylan played at New York’s famous Carnegie Hall.
The ITV network launched in the UK, which became the BBC's first rival.
Former President Abraham Lincoln ordered the emancipation of slaves across the US from January 1, 1863.
The last group of people was hung for witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts, US.
English poet and playwright Ben Jonson was arrested for manslaughter after killing Elizabethan actor Gabriel Spenser in a duel.
A treaty was signed between the Old Swiss Confederacy and the House of Habsburg, ending years of conflict between the two states.