Return to Daily IQ 1959Luna 1 launchedThe first spacecraft to fly by the Moon and also to orbit the Sun, Mechta (Luna 1) was launched by the USSR. 1492 Muhammad XI, the leader of the last Arab stronghold in Spain, surrendered to King Ferdinand II and Queen Isabella I. 1788 Georgia was admitted to the Union as the 4th state. 1839 Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre took the first photograph of the Moon. 1905 The Russo-Japanese war ended. 1923 The African-American town of Rosewood, Fla., was burned by a white mob. 1935 The Bruno R. Hauptmann trial began for the kidnap and murder of the Lindbergh baby. 1994 Rudolph Giuliani is inaugurated as New York City's mayor. 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: ?