This Day in History
2013 41 people are injured after two trains collide in Vienna, Austria
2013 18 people are killed and 24 are injured after a bus falls down a ravine in Yungas, Bolivia
2013 30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria
2013 1 person is killed and 15 are injured by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Indonesia
2013 Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Netherlands’ Minister of Finance, becomes the President of the Euro Group
2008 Black Monday in worldwide stock markets. FTSE 100 had its biggest ever one-day points fall, European stocks closed with their worst result since 9/11, and Asian stocks drop as much as 15%.
2008 The Eyak language in Alaska becomes extinct as its last native speaker dies.
2007 Awashima Marine Park in Japan catches a video tape of the rare frilled shark.
2007 AFC Championship Game: Indianapolis Colts beat New England Patriots 38-34
2007 NFC Championship Game: Chicago Bears beat New Orleans Saints 39-14
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