Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Child actress Jennette McCurdy released her book 'I'm Glad My Mom Died.'
An inflatable chicken that resembled US President Donald Trump was placed outside the US White House as part of a political protest.
The virtual pet video game, Seaman, was released on the Dreamcast in North America.
Vice President Gerald Ford was sworn in as the 38th President of the United States after Richard Nixon handed in his resignation.
The USSR launched the Mars 7 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in modern-day Kazakhstan.
American forces made a second attack on Japan during World War II and dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
Engineer Alva J. Fisher patented the electric washing machine.
Inventor Otis Tufts patented the first elevator in the US.
The Free Soil Party was formed by 465 delegates in Buffalo.
Inventor Robert Fulton tested his 66-foot long boat on River Seine in Paris, France.
American sea Captain Robert Gray returned to Boston after a three-year journey commanding the ship Columbia Rediviva.
Admiral Cornelis Evertsen de Jonge led Dutch forces to recapture New York from the English.
The foundations for the Tower of Pisa were placed in Italy.
The Battle of Pharsalus ended.