This Day in History

Columbine High School Tragedy

The serene morning of April 20, 1999, turned tragic when two teenagers embarked on a deadly rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, claiming the lives of 13 individuals and leaving many others wounded before taking their own lives. This horrifying event shocked the nation and the world, sparking intense debates on gun control, […]

“The Matrix” is Released in Theaters

“The Matrix,” a groundbreaking science fiction film directed by the Wachowskis, is released in theaters, revolutionizing the action genre with its innovative visual effects and philosophical themes. Starring Keanu Reeves as Neo, the film captivates audiences with its mind-bending storyline and iconic action sequences, leaving an indelible mark on popular culture and inspiring a franchise […]

Panama Canal Control Handed Over to Panama

On December 31st, 1999, control of the Panama Canal was officially handed over to Panama, marking the end of nearly a century of U.S. administration. The event was a significant step in Panama’s sovereignty.

Macau is Handed Back to China

On this day in 1999, the Portuguese colony of Macau was handed back to China after more than four centuries of Portuguese rule. The handover marked the end of European colonial influence in the region.