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On This Day

  • The Chinese chronicle Records of the Grand Historian recorded the first confirmed sighting of Halley's Comet, the first comet to be recognized as periodic.
  • Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore opened at the Opera Comique in London.
  • Employees of the Remington Rand company began an 11-month strike action, during which time the company executives developed the notorious "Mohawk Valley formula" to intimidate the strikers.
  • Abdullah bin Husayn, Emir of the Emirate of Transjordan, was proclaimed King of the renamed "Hashemite Kingdom of Transjordan".
  • SpaceX's Dragon became the first commercial spacecraft to rendezvous with the International Space Station.
  • More anniversaries:

Audio content relating to events that happened on this day in history, according to Wikipedia.

In the News

  • Binali Yıldırım is appointed Prime Minister of Turkey following the resignation of Ahmet Davutoğlu.
  • In the Tajikistani constitutional referendum, voters approve the removal of term limits of incumbent President Emomali Rahmon.
  • Independent Green Alexander Van der Bellen is narrowly elected President of Austria.
  • Cyclone Roanu kills at least 90 people and leaves more than 130 missing across Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
  • Austrian Federal Railways CEO Christian Kern succeeds Werner Faymann as Chancellor of Austria.
  • Ongoing events:
    • EgyptAir Flight 804
  • Recent deaths:

Audio content relating to news items featured on the front page of Wikipedia today.