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.