Fenway Park opened as the home of the Boston Red Sox.
FM stereo broadcasting was approved by the FCC
This was like upgrading to HD from just regular tv! Big difference!
Deepwater Horizon, an offshore oil drilling rig, exploded 40 miles southeast of the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and injured 17 others.
Following the explosion a sea-floor oil gusher began pumping oil directly into the water, and by the time the gusher was capped in mid July more than 200 million gallons of crude oil were released in the water. Talk about an environmental disaster!
The Gulf of Mexico will feel this disaster for generations
and then lastly…
Two cowardly students combed through Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, firing automatic weapons and throwing homemade bombs
They murdered 13 people and wounded 24 others before the two students committed suicide.
A hospital in Houston, Texas announced the births of the first-ever set of all female quintuplets in the United States.The couple welcomed their five baby girls into the world, marking the first set of all female quintuplets born in the U.S. and the first set born anywhere in the world since 1969.
The mother underwent a surgical procedure for the pregnancy, as well as for the birth of her first daughter, Blayke.The quintuplets were born via C- section at 28 weeks and two days.The baby girls were delivered with the help of about a dozen medical professionals.