Return to Daily IQ 1996Peace in ChechnyaAfter a year and a half of bloodshed, Russian President Boris Yeltsin met with the leader of the Chechen rebels and negotiated a cease-fire. 1647 The first recorded execution of a witch reportedly took place in Massachusetts when Achsah Young was hanged. 1703 St. Petersburg was founded by Czar Peter the Great. 1936 The Queen Mary left England on its maiden voyage, arriving in France four hours later. 1937 Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco opened. 1941 British ships sank the German battleship Bismarck off the coast of France, resulting in the loss of 2,300 lives. 1994 Nobel-prize winning dissident, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn returned to Russia after 20 years in exile. 1999 Slobodan Milosevic was indicted by the International War Crimes Tribunal at the Hague for crimes against humanity. 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: ?