Cite Return to Daily IQ 1790Court is now in session!The Supreme Court of the United States convened for the first time, in New York City. 1862 Julia Ward Howe's poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic" was published in the Atlantic Monthly. 1884 The first volume of the Oxford English Dictionary A–Ant, was published. 1946 A press conference announced the first electronic digital computer, ENIAC, was held at the University of Pennsylvania. 1960 Four black college students began a series of sit-ins at a white-only lunch counter in Woolworth’s, Greensboro, N.C. 1968 During the Vietnam War, a Viet Cong officer was executed with a pistol shot to the head by Saigon's police chief and the image captured in a famous news photograph. 1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Tehran after 15 years of exile. 2003 The space shuttle Columbia disintegrated as it tried to reenter the Earth's atmosphere after a sixteen-day mission in space. All seven members of the crew were lost. 2004 Janet Jackson's famous "wardrobe malfunction" occurred at Super Bowl XXXVIII. 2009 Johanna Sigurdardottir takes office as Iceland's first female prime minister. 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 ?