Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Hackers stole sensitive 'Game of Thrones' files from HBO.
Former US Army Private Bradley Manning was convicted on 17 espionage charges.
Volkswagen stopped production of the old VW Beetle.
Metallica released their single 'Enter Sandman.'
Vanuatu gained its independence from the Anglo-French Condominium.
17-year-old Neville Ebbin was riding his electric cycle down a stretch of road in Bermuda when he was hit and killed by a taxi driver named Willard Manders.
NASA's Apollo 15 Lunar mission landed on the Moon's surface with the first Lunar Rover.
England won the FIFA World Cup Final in London against Germany with a score of 4-2.
President Eisenhower demanded that all US currency would feature the words 'In God We Trust.'
The USS Indianapolis vessel was torpedoed and sunk.
Host nation Uruguay defeated Argentina 4-2 in Montevideo to win the first FIFA World Cup.
28-year-old chemist Eugène Schueller founded a beauty company, which would later be named L'Oreal.
Abraham Lincoln issued an order called 'eye-for-eye,' allowing Union soldiers to one rebel prisoner for every black prisoner the Confederacy shot.
Following the fall of the Umayyads, the city of Baghdad, Iraq, was founded by caliph Al-Mansur the Islamic Ruler.