Year 1521:Â Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan was killed in a fight with natives of the Philippines
Year 1865:Â The worst steamship disaster in the history of the United States occurred when there was an explosion aboard the Sultana; more than 1,400 people were killed.
Year 1938: U.S.A.– Average Incomes drops more than 20 percent. The national average incomeÂ dropped in comparison from 10 years ago in 1928; many areas of the workforce earning up to 20 percent less than they had 10 years prior in 1918, in a prelude to the Great Depression.
Year 1958: Stop Nuclear Bomb Testing:Â Scientists around the world are asking politicians to stop nuclear bomb tests including the Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Albert Schweitzer.