Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Greta Gerwig's Barbie became Warner Bros. highest-grossing film of all time with $1.34 billion in revenue.
Nature magazine published findings of a 3.8-million-year-old skull found in Ethiopia, which questioned our previous theories of human evolution.
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin was laid to rest in Detroit as thousands turned up to pay tributes.
Matt Vogel became the new voice for Kermit the Frog.
Half a million people in South East England were left without electricity.
Tokyo celebrated the country's first LGBTQ+ pride parade.
An F5 max rating tornado smashed through Plainfield, Illinois, killing 29 people, injuring 353, and causing $165 million in damages.
Sandwich restaurant Subway was founded in Bridgeport, Connecticut, US.
Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic 'I Have a Dream' speech at the Lincoln Memorial.
Toyota Motor Corporation was founded after operating as a division of Toyoda Automatic Looms for six years.
Caleb Bradham's beverage 'Brad's Drink' was renamed 'Pepsi-Cola.'
The Slave Abolition Act was passed and came into effect the following year on August 1.
Saturn's moon, Enceladus, was discovered by William Herschel.
British explorer Henry Hudson discovered Delaware Bay.
The Battle of Wofla between the Turkish and Portuguese occurred.