Return to Daily IQ 2011Seal Team SixU.S. troops and CIA operatives shot and killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. 1885 Good Housekeeping magazine went on sale for the first time. 1939 Lou Gehrig established a new major-league baseball record when he played his 2,130th consecutive game. It would take another 57 years before Cal Ripken, Jr., broke it. 1945 The Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin. 1955 Tennessee Williams won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. 1969 The British ocean liner Queen Elizabeth II departed on her maiden voyage to New York. 1994 Nelson Mandela was victorious in South Africa’s first multiracial election. 1997 The Labour Party?s Tony Blair became Prime Minister of Britain, ending 18 years of conservative rule. At 44, he was the youngest prime minister in 185 years. 2012 A pastel version of The Scream, by painter Edvard Munch, sold for $120 million in a New York City auction. The transaction set a new world record for an auctioned piece of art. 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: ?