So what historical events occurred on this day? Let’s finds out…
27 BC – The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate.
1556 – Philip II becomes King of Spain.
1909 – Ernest Shackleton’s expedition finds the magnetic South Pole.
1945 – Adolf Hitler moves into his underground bunker, the so-called Führerbunker.
1991 – The United States goes to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War.
2001 – US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.
2002 – The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban.
And oh also yours truly was born…
Historical facts taken from Wikipedia