Fun Fact of the Day: Jeopardy! has won more awards than any other game show in the U.S. The show has taken home 30 Emmys and a Peabody Award.
On this Day in History in 1861: Steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis.
On this Day in History in 1404: The Act of Multipliers is passed by the English Parliament forbidding alchemists to use their knowledge to create precious metals (it was feared that if any alchemist should succeed it would bring ruin upon the state).