There are no human fatalities recorded in modern history as a meteoroid impact or explosion result. Usually small sized asteroids impact Earth with no significant result on life on Earth. The most significant asteroid impact recorded to date took place in 2013.
Today in gambling records we have the most money lost by a nation to gambling per capita. One thing everybody shouldn’t do: gambling. There are not many things worst than losing your hard earned money to gambling.
Today, in space records we have the first ever discovered pulsar. For those who don’t know, pulsars are stars. Stars emit radio signals and astronomers can spot these radio signals.
Today, in space records we have the first Earth-like planet ever discovered. People were looking for Earth-like planets since they first invented the telescope (maybe even earlier). But only in 2011 (December 5th) the discovery of such a planet was first announced.