Return to Daily IQ 1991Desert Storm hits IraqOperation Desert Storm was launched against Iraq. 1706 Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston. 1806 James Madison Randolph, the grandson of Thomas Jefferson, became the first child born in the White House. 1893 Hawaii's Queen Liliuokalani was forced to abdicate by a group of planters and businessmen. 1945 Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg disappeared in Hungary while in Soviet custody. 1977 Gary Gilmore became the first person executed in the U.S. since the death penalty was reintroduced. 1998 President Clinton became the first sitting U.S. president to testify as a defendant in a criminal or civil suit. 2001 Gov. Gray Davis declared a state of emergency concerning California's electricity crisis. 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: ?