Cite Return to Daily IQ 1892Lizzie Borden took an axe...Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were killed with an axe in Fall River, Mass. 1735 Printer John Peter Zenger, defended by Andrew Hamilton, was acquitted of libel in a case that helped foster freedom of the press. 1884 Thomas Stevens became the first person to bicycle across the United States. He later bicycled around the world. 1914 Germany invaded Belgium and, in response, Britain declared war on Germany. 1916 Denmark ceded the Danish West Indies, including the Danish Virgin Islands, to the United States for $25 million. 1944 Anne Frank and her family were found hiding in Amsterdam by Nazis. 1964 The bodies of three civil-rights workers were found in an earthen dam, six weeks into a federal investigation backed by President Johnson 1977 President Carter signed a congressional act that established the Department of Energy. 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. August 2021 Current Events: US News Record Highest Temperatures by State The Megacities of Africa The Mongol Empire The Real World Destinations of Greek Mythology The Most and Least Religious Countries ?