On This Day Archive
White South Africans back political reforms to end apartheid and create a multi-racial government.
British Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigns.
Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas.
Jack Ruby sentenced to death for the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald.
Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs flees to Rio de Janeiro.
Kray twins found guilty of McVitie murder.
President Ronald Reagan is shot and wounded in Washington.
Lindbergh baby kidnapped. The body was found in May the same year.
Watson and Crick discover chemical structure of DNA
Gutenberg Prints the First Bible. Only 48 copies in a variety of states are known to be still in existence.
Largest robbery in British history as gang steal £53 million from the Securitas bank depot in Kent.
OJ Simpson verdict: he was found not guilty of the murders of ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman.