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Giant lobster to head back to sea
2010: Three days before her 17th birthday, Australian sailor Jessica Watson becomes the youngest person to sail around the world non-stop and unassisted. She had departed from Sydney on Oct. 18, 2009, and ended her journey back home.
Las Vegas is founded, Mickey Mouse makes his screen debut, the Soviets begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, and a 16-year-old sailor completes her solo around-the-world journey, all on this day.
Turning energy from the waves into electricity people can use on land.
The horrifying crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has put the pro-Russia rebels operating in Ukraine's eastern regions center stage -- and raised all kinds of questions about who they are, what they want and who's in charge.