2010: An automated message mistakenly warns the 275 passengers aboard a British Airways flight from London to Hong Kong that the plane is about to crash. Cabin crew quickly realize the error and move to reassure the terrified passengers.
2010: A member of the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights parachute team catches his chute on a flagpole while attempting to land on the field at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington prior to a Texas Rangers game. The unidentified jumper dangles from the pole before dropping onto a work platform on top of the scoreboard. The rest of his teammates land safely on the grass.
2006: The International Astronomical Union strips Pluto of its status as a planet because it fails to meet the new definition of a planet: It must orbit the sun; be large enough to assume a nearly round shape; and “clear the neighborhood around its orbit,” which disqualifies Pluto, whose oblong orbit overlaps Neptune's.