Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Fifty-one concealed immigrants were found dead inside an abandoned truck on the road in San Antonio, Texas.
A 4,000-year-old Neolithic wooden trackway was discovered in Suffolk, England.
A brand new design for Freedom Tower in Manhattan, New York, was publicly revealed.
The Nutty Professor with Eddie Murphy premiered in the US.
The third-strongest recorded earthquake in US history happened in Southern California.
The musical 'Dreamgirls' was performed for the first time at the Ambassador Theatre, New York City.
The first Hughes Communications Galaxy satellite was launched into orbit.
New York City Police raided Stonewall Inn gay bar and handled patrons and employees roughly.
The Organization of Afro-American Unity was formed.
The first private research atomic reactor opened in Chicago, Illinois, US.
Mercedes and Benz merged to form the brand name Mercedes-Benz.
Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated, ultimately causing World War I.
Labor Day became an official US holiday.
Queen Victoria took to the throne during her coronation on this day at Westminster Abbey, London.
The final draft of the Declaration of Independence was presented to the final 'Committee of the Whole' Congress.