|1998: The motion picture epic “Titanic” won 11 Oscars at the 70th Academy Awards, tying it with “Ben-Hur” for the most ever.
2001: Russia's Mir space station ended its 15-year orbit of the Earth, splashing down in the South Pacific.
2003: A U.S. Army convoy was ambushed in Iraq with 11 killed and seven captured, including Pfc. Jessica Lynch.
2010: President Barack Obama signed a health-care overhaul bill, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, into law.