Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental fund donated $5 million in the battle against Amazon rainforest fires that were devastating the area.
Indonesia announced they plan to move their capital city from Jakarta to Borneo.
Video gamer David Katz shot two people dead, injured nine then committed suicide at an NFL 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida.
Hundreds of thousands of people marched peacefully through the streets of Barcelona due to a terrorist attack.
Burger King agreed to buy out the donut chain Tim Hortons for $11 billion.
Shortly after liftoff, the first US Air Force Delta III rocket failed and was blown up mid-air.
Britain fitted the first-ever battery-operated heart in the first operation of its kind.
The Beatles released one of their all-time hits, Hey Jude, in the US.
Charles de Gaulle marched with his entourage to Notre Dame in Paris to celebrate the city’s liberation the day before.
The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified, giving women the right to vote.
The first electric power was generated at Niagara Falls.
Four men became the first recorded climbers to complete a successful ascent of Triglav, Slovenia's highest peak.
Michelangelo was commissioned to create his sculpture Pietà.
The Battle of Crécy occurred when the French army attacked the English army while they traversed northern France.