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PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" as seen from Hawaii
2011: Japan ranks its nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant at the highest possible severity on an international scale -- the same level as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster -- even as it insisted radiation leaks were declining at its tsunami-crippled nuclear plant.
The American Civil War begins, FDR dies, a Soviet cosmonaut becomes the first human to travel into space, and the first space shuttle lifts off, all on this day.
Before becoming Honolulu's first licensed fire chief, Alexander Cartwright did something greater. He created the game of baseball.
An arrest warrant for the captain and two other crew members of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol was issued, a spokesman for the joint prosecutor and police investigative team told CNN Friday. The spokesman did not provide any further detail.