In 1971, astronauts Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell, and Stuart Roosa blew up aboard Apollo 14 throughout a mission to the moon.
In 2000, an Alaska Airways MD-83 jet plunged into the Pacific Ocean off Port Hueneme (wy-NEE’-mee), California, killing all 88 individuals on board.
In 2001, a Scottish courtroom within the Netherlands convicted a Libyan, acquitted for the second time, within the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in Lockerbie, Scotland. (Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi (AHB’-dehl BAH’-seht AH’-lee ahl-meh-GRAH’-hee) was sentenced to life in jail, however launched by the Scottish authorities after eight years on charity grounds. He died in 2012.)
In 2015, Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, was discovered unresponsive within the bathtub at her Georgia city residence and brought to an Atlanta-area hospital. (She died six months later.)
In 2016, Novak Djokovic maintained his excellent streak in six Australian Open finals with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (3) victory over Andy Murray.
In 2020, the USA declared a public well being emergency over the novel coronavirus, and President Donald Trump signed an order quickly banning the entry of overseas nationals, excluding the households of US residents. , who’ve been to China inside the earlier 14 days. The Senate rejected Democrats’ request to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial.