Return to Daily IQ 1979A good day for MargaretsMargaret Thatcher became the first woman elected prime minister of England. 1937 Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for Gone With the Wind. 1948 The Shelley v. Kraemer Supreme Court decision stated that it is unconstitutional for a court to enforce a restrictive covenant which prevents people of a certain race from owning or occupying property. 1986 At the age of 54, legendary horse jockey Bill Shoemaker became the oldest person to win the Kentucky Derby, riding Ferdinand to victory. 1999 Kansas and Oklahoma were hit by an outbreak of more than 55 tornadoes, including one measured at F5 on the Fujita scale. 2001 The United States, a member of the UN Human Rights Commission since its inception, lost its seat. It would be restored the following year. 2003 New Hampshire’s symbol, the granite Old Man of the Mountain, collapsed in the state’s Franconia Mountains. 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: ?