Cite Return to Daily IQ 200355 million without powerThe largest blackout in North American history hit the northeast. The blackout spread so far due to a software bug. 1900 International forces entered Beijing, China, in an effort to suppress the antiforeign uprising known as the Boxer Rebellion. 1935 The Social Security Act became law. 1945 Japan surrendered to the United States, ending World War II. 1947 Pakistan became independent of British rule. 1951 Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst died in Beverly Hills, California. 1995 Shannon Faulkner became the first female cadet at the Citadel, the state military college of South Carolina. 1997 Timothy McVeigh was sentenced to death for the Oklahoma City bombing. 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 ?