Beneath Events in History

2015 Event - Scientists have concluded that a large ocean exists beneath the icy surface of Ganymede, the largest moon of Jupiter; the discovery was made by using the Hubble Space Telescope to observe aurora movements at the moon's poles

2014 Event - A 219-year-old time capsule is being excavated from beneath the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in Boston; the capsule, first found in 1855 and reburied, is likely the oldest in the U.S.

2012 Event - New findings from MESSENGER, NASA's space probe, indicate almost definitively, that the north pole of Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, has water ice buried beneath the surface

2010 Event - In Chile, 33 miners trapped half a mile beneath the surface make contact with their families for the first time in three weeks since the incidentally

1990 Death - Gavin Reed, actor (Body Beneath), dies at 59

1990 Event - 32nd Grammy Awards: Wind Beneath My Wings, Nick of Time wins

1968 Death - Robert Ayres, actor (Battle Beneath the Earth), dies at 54

1935 Event - 1st U.S. airplane flight with auto slung beneath fuselage, New York

1923 Birthday - Denise Levertov, American poet/essayist, Joy Beneath the Skin

1918 Birthday - Ted Post, Director, Peacemaker, Beneath the Planet of the Apes

1886 Birthday - Ronald Firbank, London, novelist, Flower Beneath the Foot