Mother Teresa was declared a saint by Pope Francis during a ceremony at the Vatican.
Google was founded.
International TV game show 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' was shown for the first time in the UK, with Chris Tarrant as the host.
The fantasy TV series 'Xena: Warrior Princess' premiered on NBC in the US.
Arkansas’ Governor used the National Guard to prevent nine Black students from entering school.
Beatrix Potter wrote her first story of Peter Rabbit in the form of a letter for Noel Moore.
Inventor George Eastman patented camera shutters and trademarked the name 'Kodak.'
The first cafeteria in the US opened in New York City.
The first power plant in the US, “Pearl Street Station,” in Manhattan, New York, started generating electricity.
Peter III of Aragon became the King of Sicily.