Facts & Historical Events On This Day
American superhero movie 'Ant-Man' by Marvel was released.
American swashbuckler film 'The Mask of Zorro' was released in the United States.
Bill Gates became the richest man in the world with a net worth of $12.9 billion.
The US National Minimum Drinking Age Act was signed into law, raising the age to 21.
The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project completed the world's first international space rendezvous.
John Lennon was given 60 days to leave the US.
Mary Leakey discovered ancient skull remains in Tanzania, Africa.
The Potsdam Conference began between the Soviet Union, UK & US.
The British Royal family changed their surname to Windsor.
Willis Carrier invented the world's first electronic air conditioner.
Water Music by George Frideric Handel premiered on the River Thames, London, at the request of King George I.
The English secret service discovered the Babington Plot to murder Queen Elizabeth I.
Henry IV was crowned King of Germany at Aachen Cathedral.
Twelve North African Christians, known as the Scillitan Martyrs, were executed for their religious beliefs.