On this day
Was born David Livingstone (1813 – 1873) Scottish explorer and medical missionary, Livingston is credited with identifying several geographical features, such as Lake Bangweulu, Lake Ngami, Lake Malawi. He made explorations on Nile and Zambezi River and for his research and discoveries was awarded gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society.
Was born Wyatt Earp (1848 - 1929) gambler, sheriff and Deputy Town Marshal of Tombstone.He lived in the American Old West, most of his life and was a key figure in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. He had a restless life working as a county sheriff, Deputy US Marshal, constable, city policeman, teamster, buffalo hunter, bouncer etc.
1915 – Pluto was photographed for the first time. Many years Pluto was considered ninth planet, to be more specific from 1930 – 2005 when different bigger objects were found in the Kuiper belt, and formally in 2006 International Astronomical Union excluded Pluto as ninth planet, they defined here as dwarf planet. Pluto was the first object In the Kuiper belt to be discovered.