Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Greta Gerwig's Barbie film was banned in Vietnam.
Cardi B became the first female rapper to have two number 1s in the Billboard charts.
Maria Sharapova became the first Russian to win Wimbledon.
'Back to the Future' was released in US theaters.
A Soviet N1 rocket failed during its launch, causing the largest rocket explosion in recorded history.
Scotsman John Logie Baird demonstrated the color television transmission in London for the first time.
Idaho became the 43rd state to join the United States of America.
Mechanical engineer Karl Benz drove his first automobile in Mannheim, Germany.
The world's first stock index was published.
North America's biggest battle, 'The Battle of Gettysburg,' was won by the union.
The Bank of Savings in New York City became the first bank in the US.
Norway's oldest newspaper, 'Adresseavisen,' was first printed.
The Battle of Fort Necessity occurred.
French explorer Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec City, Canada.
Saladin's troops surrounded the Jerusalem Crusaders, so they were unable to reach the Springs of Kafr Hattin and would lose the battle.