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2011: A reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts down, exploding and releasing radioactivity into the atmosphere a day after Japan was struck by a powerful earthquake and tsunami. In the hours and days that followed, two more reactors at the plant experienced full meltdown. It was the largest nuclear disaster since the Chernobyl disaster of 1986, and only the second disaster to measure Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
Coca-Cola is bottled for the first time, Nazi troops march into Austria, "Dennis the Menace" debuts, and Bernie Madoff pleads guilty to running an $18 billion Ponzi scheme, all on this day.
About 100 Honolulu firefighters have responded to a large brush fire in Upper Makakilo that broke out Friday.
A small rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.
Debris from the SpaceX F9R rained down from the flames onto an open field outside of McGregor.
The rocket self-destructed as a safety meas...