Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Montenegro became the 29th country to join NATO.
Serbia declared its independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
A strike began at a General Motors parts factory.
NASA's STS-40 became the first spaceflight with three women to be launched into space.
Sirhan Sirhan assassinated Robert F. Kennedy, the late President Kennedy's younger brother.
The District Court ruled that segregation was unconstitutional in Montgomery.
The first artificial rubber tires went on display in Akron, Ohio, US.
Germany invaded France during WWII.
Registration of US men aged between 21 and 31 began for troops for WWI.
Americans were introduced to bananas.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, an anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher, was first published.
Baltimore and Philadelphia were linked up by telegraph.
The US Neutrality Act was enacted.
Isaac Newton was admitted as a student to Cambridge University's Trinity College.