Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Lil Nas X released a children's book called 'C is for Country.'
Baseball champion Reggie Jackson was elected to the Hall of Fame.
President Richard Nixon passed a new law that allowed NASA to build America’s first space shuttle.
The world's most famous clown 'Bozo' premiered live on KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, California, US.
Singer Buddy Holly's last song was released.
Construction of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco began.
Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming became the first female American governor.
The Ford Motor Company announced that it would begin an eight-hour workday as well as provide a living wage for workers who would receive $5 a day.
Austrian newspaper called 'Die Presse' released Willhelm Röntgen's discovery of X-rays.
Louis XV of France survived an attempt on his life from Robert-François Damiens, a lowly domestic servant.
The Great Frost of Europe killed thousands of people.
The first legal divorce of the American colonies was granted to Anne Clarke.
King Henry VIII was forbidden to remarry in a letter sent to him by Pope Clement VII.