Blackpink’s reality TV show called “Blackpink Reality” was first aired, lasting a total of 12 episodes.
A state of emergency was declared in California after a gas leak.
Governor Jerry Brown declared the state of emergency after a methane gas leak broke out – just outside Los Angeles.
The Thaicom 6 satellite was launched into Earth’s orbit atop SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket.
The satellite, owned and operated by Thaicom Public Company Limited, is a geostationary communications satellite with an expected mission duration of fifteen years. The $160 million satellite provides coverage for a wide area, which includes Africa, Madagascar, and Southeast Asia.
The Sex Pistols punk rock band was fired by EMI for their bad behavior in public.
This included saying some bad four-letter words on TV during an interview where the host, Bill Grundy, provoked the band members.
An energy crisis in the USA prompted President Nixon to initiate daylight saving time four months early.
A chemist in Berkeley, California, US, announced that they successfully synthesized hormones that are responsible for human growth.
Pan American Airlines completed its first round the world commercial trip.
The plane, known as the “Pacific Clipper,” departed Treasure Island, San Francisco, on December 2, 1941, and completed its trip in New York on this day in 1942.
Mother Teresa arrived in India to help some of the country’s poorest.
Mother Teresa was just 18 years old when she arrived in Calcutta to fulfill her dreams to serve the public.
The Iraqi Army was formed.
New Mexico became the 47th state to join the United States of America.
A first-of-its-kind boxing match took place to settle a feud between a butler and a butcher.
The match took place in Britain, where Duke Christopher Monck and Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica encouraged the two to battle, with the winner taking a prize.
King Henry VIII married his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, after his previous wife died during childbirth.
King Harold of England became the successor to the crown after King Edward died.