Twelve camels found to have Botox in their lips were disqualified from a Camel Beauty Contest.
The King Abdulaziz Camel Beauty Contest is in Saudi Arabia, and camels are judged on how beautiful their lips and humps are.
A category five blizzard occurred in the Mid-Atlantic and North East US, which covered the area in 3 feet of snow.
The historic event killed 55 people and caused around $850 million economic damage, according to Planalytics.
Adrian Hidalgo set the world record for spinning a diabolo around his leg 117 times in 1 minute.
The last signal from the Pioneer 10 space probe was received.
The Pioneer 10 space probe launched from Cape Canaveral on March 3, 1972, on a mission to Jupiter. After becoming the first spacecraft to complete a mission to Jupiter, it used the planet’s gravitational field to slingshot out of the solar system, becoming one of the first five artificial objects to go beyond the solar system’s edge. Communication with the probe was ultimately lost due to a loss of power to the radio transmitter. Pioneer 10 was already 7.46 billion miles (12 billion km) from Earth by this point.
The programming language “Java” was released.
American action-adventure series “A-Team” first aired on NBC.
Prospect Creek Camp in Alaska recorded -80°F, making it the coldest temperature recorded in US history.
Walter Frederick Morrison sold the rights to the Pluto Platter to Wham-O, who soon changed the toy’s name to “Frisbee.”
Seventeen people went on trial in the second Moscow Trials.
Many were sent to death for their crimes in the Great Purge.
A Morse code distress call was made at sea, which led to the first radio sea rescue.
The incident involved “Republic” and “Florida” – two sea vessels that collided, causing the Republic to eventually sink.
Hawaii was shaken by an eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano that lasted 300 days and destroyed a coastal village.
The Royal Exchange in London was opened by Queen Elizabeth I.
The most deadly earthquake in history was recorded in China in Shaanxi’s province.
The powerful earthquake killed around 830,000 people.