Video: 'Princess Diana's car crash, BBC rolling news footage.'
(Sunday, August 31, 1997, 12:23 a.m. CEST) — Diana, Princess of Wales, was critically injured early this morning when the black 1994 Mercedes-Benz S280 she was riding in crashed in the Pont de l’Alma road tunnel in Paris as the driver, Henri Paul, lost control and struck a pillar at an estimated speed of 65 mph. Continue reading Princess Diana fatally injured in car crash 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 31 1997)
(Saturday, August 30, 1997) — “Mo Money Mo Problems” by The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy and Mase peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Aug. 30, Sept. 6, 1997). Continue reading ‘Mo Money Mo Problems’ by The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy and Mase peaks at #1 in USA 20 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 30 1997)
Video: 'Thurgood Marshall Appointed to Supreme Court 1967'
(Wednesday, August 30, 1967) — The Senate today confirmed Thurgood Marshall as the first African American Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court by a vote of 69 to 11. Continue reading Senate confirms Marshall as first African-American justice #OnThisDay #OTD (Aug 30 1967)