Cite Return to Daily IQ 1731War of Jenkin's EarRobert Jenkins's ear was cut off, sparking the War of Jenkins?s Ear between Spain and England. 1865 Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House. 1914 The first full-color film, The World, The Flesh and the Devil, was shown in London. 1939 Contralto Marian Anderson, after being denied performing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., gave a concert at the Lincoln Memorial. 1942 American and Philippine troops on Bataan were overwhelmed by Japanese forces during World War II. The "Bataan Death March" began soon after. 1959 NASA announced the selection of America’s first astronauts, including Alan Shepard and John Glenn. 1963 Winston Churchill became the first honorary U.S. citizen. 1992 Former Panamanian ruler Manuel Noriega was convicted of drug and racketeering charges. 2003 American Marines pulled down Saddam Hussein’s statue in Baghdad after U.S. commanders declared his rule ended. 2005 Britain's Prince Charles marries Camilla Parker Bowles. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: TrendingHere are the facts and trivia that people are buzzing about. December 2021 Current Events: US News The Chinese Zodiac Astrological Signs The Mongol Empire What Is There to Do in North Korea? The Most and Least Religious Countries ?