12 added to Hawai'i Register of Historic Places
2013: Pope Benedict XVI resigns as the pope of the Catholic Church, becoming the first pope to do so since 1415. Benedict made the decision to step down "because of advanced age." He became known as "pontiff emeritus," with Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio eventually being selected as the new pope on March 13, 2013, and becoming Pope Francis.
Nylon is invented, the "M*A*S*H" finale draws a record audience, Michael Jackson wins a record eight Grammys, the Gulf War ends, and the Branch Davidian standoff begins, all on this day.
EMS reports that two women, both 22 years old, were struck while they were in the crosswalk.
One person has been killed and dozens injured during overnight clashes between Palestinians in the Shufat refugee camp and Israeli forces, the Palestinian Red Crescent said.
Yousef Imkhaimer, an activist from inside the camp in East Jerusalem, identif...
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