Return to Daily IQ 1989Death of the AyatollahIran?s Ayatollah Khomeini died. 1861 Stephen Douglas, U.S. politician, died. 1937 The Duke of Windsor (formerly Edward VIII) married Wallis Simpson. 1965 Maj. Edward White became the first U.S. astronaut to walk in space, during the Gemini 4 mission. 1979 The world's worst oil spill occurred when an exploratory oil well, Ixtoc 1, blew out, spilling over 140 million gallons of oil into the Bay of Campeche off the coast of Mexico. 1989 Chinese army troops head to Beijing to crush student-led pro-democracy demonstrations. 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: ?