The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “1066 – Granada massacre: A Muslim mob storms the royal palace in Granada, crucifies Jewish vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela and massacres most of the Jewish population of the city” and the most recent is “2006 – Madrid Barajas International Airport is bombed.”
A few other things that also took place on this day are:
1809 – Boston makes it illegal to wear masks at any party or balls that allowed dancing.
1922 – The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is created.
1963 – First episode of “Let’s Make a Deal” is broadcast on TV.
1993 – The Vatican recognizes Israel as a country and they establish formal diplomatic relations with each other.
Happy birthday to Eliza Dushku, Heidi Fleiss, Sean Hannity, Tracey Ullman, Jeff Lynne, Patti Smith, Davy Jones, Michael Nesmith, James Burrows, Noel Paul Stookey and Jack Riley.