Cite Return to Daily IQ 2003Saddam is caughtAmerican forces captured Saddam Hussein who was hiding in a hole near his hometown of Tikrit. 1642 New Zealand was discovered by Dutch navigator Abel Tasman. 1918 President Wilson arrived in France, becoming the first U.S. president to visit Europe while in office. 1978 The U.S. Mint began stamping the Susan B. Anthony dollar, the first U.S. coin honoring a woman. 1981 The Polish government imposed martial law in an attempt to crush the Solidarity movement. 1989 South African President F. W. de Klerk met with Nelson Mandela for the first time. 1996 Kofi Annan of Ghana chosen to become UN secretary-general. 2000 George W. Bush accepted presidency 36 days after election; Al Gore, Jr., conceded. 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 ?