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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.
Honolulu police say a man shot Wednesday evening has died.
Argentina has defaulted for the second time in 13 years after officials failed to come to an agreement with the country's bondholders.
After frantic last minute talks failed to produce a deal late Wednesday, Standard & Poor's deemed the country to be ...