Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Good Vibes Festival was canceled after The 1975's lead singer kissed his bandmate on stage in protest of Malaysia's anti-LGBTQIA+ laws.
Marvel's 'Avengers: Endgame' became the most financially successful movie of all time.
A deadly 106°F heatwave in Japan killed at least 65 people, and more than 22,000 were hospitalized.
Funai Electric announced that the world's last VCR would be manufactured this month.
Woodstock '99 concert took place in Rome, New York, US.
Japan published the first print of the world's most popular manga-comic series, 'One Piece.'
American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer admitted to murdering 17 people.
The Mariner 1 Space Probe was forced to self-destruct minutes after launching.
American sci-fi horror movie 'Plan 9 From Outer Space' premiered.
Palermo, Sicily was liberated by US forces.
300,000 Jews from a ghetto in Warsaw were deported and executed by Nazi rule.
33-year-old Katharine Lee Bates wrote the famous song 'America the Beautiful.'
The British House of Commons passed the Slavery Abolition Act.
Emperor Gia Long unified Vietnam by conquering Hanoi.
The Staten General of the Netherlands declared that the country no longer recognized Philip II of Spain as its ruler.