1998 – Lewinsky scandal: Matt Drudge breaks the story of the Bill Clinton–Monica Lewinsky affair on his Drudge Report website.
1929 – Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by E. C. Segar, first appears in the Thimble Theatre comic strip.
2008 – Bobby Fischer, American chess player and author (b. 1943)
1997 – Clyde Tombaugh, American astronomer and academic, discovered Pluto (b. 1906)
1888 – Big Bear, Canadian tribal chief (b. 1825)
Derby County are in talks to sign Ashley Cole - the former England and Chelsea team-mate of boss Frank Lampard - until the end of the season.
Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole played together at Chelsea from 2006 to 2014
87-Year-Old Grandma Shows Her 3500+ Hour Animal Crossing Town
Betty White celebrates 97th birthday
Betty Marion White Ludden is an American actress and comedian, with the longest television career of any female entertainer.
Saturn's spectacular rings are 'very young'
They've confirmed the planet's iconic rings are very young - no more than 100 million years old, when dinosaurs still walked the Earth.
In the Chicago mayoral election of 1919 Republican William H. Thompson won reelection, winning a four way race against Democrat Robert Sweitzer (who had also been his opponent in the previous election), Independent candidate Maclay Hoyne, and Cook County Labor Party candidate John Fitzpatrick.
John James Rimmer (born 10 February 1948) is an English former footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the Football League for Manchester United, Swansea City, Arsenal and Aston Villa.
Rimmer, who won two European Cup winners medals, has been described by the Birmingham Mail as "perhaps the greatest goalkeeper in Aston Villa's history".
Scottish football is to pursue the introduction of video assistant referee technology following a summit between officials and top-flight managers.
British heavyweight Dillian Whyte says Wladimir Klitschko is "definitely" looking to come out of retirement.
Paul Lambert says he will stay on as Ipswich Town manager, even if he fails to save them from relegation.
Private tweets sent by users of Twitter's Android app could have been exposed publicly for years.
Australia swelters through record-breaking heatwave
Canadian snowboarder Max Parrot, who won slopestyle silver at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics, has been diagnosed with cancer aged 24.
Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt 'liar' over claims he threatened Davis Cup captain
Jan Siewert: Huddersfield approach Borussia Dortmund coach
Cardiff City have signed Everton striker Oumar Niasse on loan until the end of the season, with an option to make the move permanent.
Dame June Whitfield's Absolutely Fabulous co-stars Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley join the actress's family for her funeral after she passed away aged 93
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June Whitfield died in December in her sleep. She was an English actress who got her first big break in the 1953 radio comedy Take It From Here