IPL Cricket Final, Dubai International Stadium: Chennai Super Kings win their 4th IPL title beating Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs; Faf du Plessis scores 86 off 59 balls for Player of the Match.
Record 12 Democratic presidential candidates participate in a live TV debate in Westerville, Ohio.
The world’s largest Legoland theme park opened in Winter Haven, Florida.
NASA’s Galileo spacecraft skimmed by Jupiter’s moon, Lo, at just 112 miles (180 km).
The probe was launched on October 18, 1989.
Saddam Hussein was reelected president of Iraq through a referendum.
The tennis player Chris Evert won the first WTA Tour Championship in Florida.
Unfortunately, she wasn’t awarded the prize money of $25,000 because she was only 17 years old.
Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black-rights political organization, Black Panther Party.
The party fought against fascism, imperialism, racism, capitalism, and for the rights of Black and ethnic minorities.
The children’s novel “Charlotte’s Web” was published by E. B. White.
The story tells of a pig on a farm named Wilbur, who is due to be slaughtered, and a spider who leaves a message on her web reading “Some Pig” in a bid to save the pig’s life.
Hitler declared that all of Germany’s Jews must be relocated, and Polish Jews found outside of their ghettos would be shot on sight.
Additionally, anyone who helped Jewish people would be killed too.
Charlie Chaplin’s satirical movie “The Great Dictator” was released in the US.
Ernest Hemingway’s “To Have and Have Not” was published in the US.
The Statue of Liberty’s fingers, which clasp the handle of her torch, was fully installed.
The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche celebrated his 44th birthday by beginning his autobiography “Ecce Homo,” which was published in 1908.
At 11 years old, Grace Bedell wrote to Abraham Lincoln, saying he should grow a beard.
Later, the former president did grow a beard and met with her in February 1861.
Aviation pioneers, the Montgolfier brothers, made the first human ascent in a hot air balloon.
Étienne Montgolfier piloted the tethered flight in the Réveillon workshop in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine, a suburb of Paris.