Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A super-massive iceberg broke away from Antarctica.
For the first time, scientists captured images of a live giant squid in its natural environment.
NASA launched the Endeavour space shuttle from the Kennedy Space Center on Mission STS-68.
The 6.4 magnitude Latur earthquake in India killed nearly 10,000 people.
The Supremes released their hit single 'Love Child.'
American animated sitcom 'The Flintstones,' which romanticized the Stone Age debuted on ABC.
Hollywood actor James Dean died aged 24.
The US Navy commissioned USS Nautilus, which became the world's first nuclear submarine.
The NBC broadcasted the first live American football game.
Times Square Theater opened with a capacity of 1,032.
Jack the Ripper killed his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes.
Anesthetic was used for the first time on a dental patient by Dr. William Morton.
Mozart's last opera, 'The Magic Flute,' premiered in Vienna.
Parliament officially nominated Henry IV as Richard II's successor and proclaimed him king of England.