Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A fireball was spotted over southern Mississippi.
The first guests arrived at Fyre Festival, unaware that it was all a lie.
Michael Jordan married his second wife, Yvette Prieto, at Palm Beach, Florida, US.
The Airbus A380 passenger airliner successfully underwent its maiden flight.
Pripyat and surrounding areas were evacuated due to the Chernobyl disaster.
John Hinckley Jr., President Reagan's failed assassin, pleaded 'not guilty' due to not being mentally sound at trial.
NASA launched the Explorer 11 satellite atop a Juno II rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Babe Ruth Day was commemorated for the first time to celebrate one of baseball's greatest players of all time.
Witold Pilecki escaped Auschwitz.
Heinrich Himmler ordered the construction of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
Hawaii recorded its hottest day ever at 100°F.
The Australian Labor Party led the world's first Labor Government.
Beethoven composed his famous short piano piece, 'Für Elise.'
Britain implemented a Tea Act against its American colonies.
King Edward I of England fought the Scots to punish King John Balliol for not being an ally against France with England.