Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A funeral was held in Iceland for the loss of the Okjökull glacier.
President Donald Trump announced that he might want to buy Greenland and claim it for the US.
The world's oldest cheese dating back 3,200 years, was discovered in an Ancient Egyptian tomb near Cairo.
The USS Indianapolis warship, which sank during World War II, was discovered in the Pacific Ocean 3.4 miles below the surface.
A mega blackout happened on Java and Bali islands in Indonesia, affecting around 100 million people.
North Carolina, US, was hit by hurricane Bob.
James Meredith became the first African American to graduate from the University of Mississippi.
Adi Dassler founded Adidas with a vision to improve athletic performance.
President Woodrow Wilson issued a Proclamation of Neutrality.
French astronomer Pierre Janssen first recorded evidence of helium, a then-unknown element.
The United States Exploring Expedition set sail.
Major Gordon Laing became the first non-Muslim to enter Timbuktu.
There were sightings of a giant sea serpent in Gloucester, Massachusetts.
A great ball of fire was witnessed over the east coast of Great Britain.