Read and learn about history. Pick out a good one.
1974 – President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day.
2007 – An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.
2010 – China Floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.
Worst floods in World History/US rain records