Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, The Beatles get animated, and Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over Ukraine, all on this day.
2014: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is shot down during its flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur by a ground-to-air missile over battle-torn eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. According to American and German intelligence sources, the plane was shot down by pro-Russian insurgents using a missile fired from the territory which they controlled. The crash was Malaysia Airlines' worst incident and its second of the year, after the disappearance of Flight 370 four months earlier.
Police in Ohio posted a photo of an alleged drug dealer's cell phone to Facebook Tuesday urging his clients to stop calling and texting his phone for drugs.
The fried chicken company, along with marketing giant Ogilvy & Mather, has produced edible nail polish for customers in Hong Kong.
A motorcyclist in Thailand got lucky in an unlucky situation when a mattress fell out of the truck he was following and knocked him off his bike, but miraculously, also broke his fall.
Mark Zuckerberg didn't want to miss out on any "Star Wars" Day celebrations, so the Facebook founder held a "team meeting" with several characters from the popular movies.
A box of human blood found on a Wisconsin street turned out to be blood donated to the Red Cross.
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