Facts & Historical Events On This Day
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned after numerous Conservative Party members voiced their lack of confidence in him.
Tourists in Kazakhstan beat a seal unconscious on a beach so that children could take pictures with it.
'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2' premiered in London.
The London bombings took place.
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover launched from the Florida Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.
Nelson Mandela stepped down as President.
The 10th James Bond movie, 'The Spy Who Loved Me,' premiered in London.
Construction began on the Hoover Dam in Nevada.
The world celebrated the introduction of sliced bread for the first time.
In just 57 seconds, illusionist Harry Houdini successfully unchained himself while underwater.
The famous Great White Fleet left San Francisco to continue its around-the-world journey.
Jesse James and the famous James-Younger Gang robbed the Missouri Pacific Railroad near Otterville, Missouri, US.
Sir Isaac Newton gained a master's degree from Trinity College, Cambridge, England.
Spanish conquistadors defeated a large Aztec army at the Battle of Otumba.