Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Xi'an, China, introduced a pedestrian lane for people who walk while looking at their phones.
The American baseball team New York Yankees, played their 13,000th game.
Alexey Pajitnov shared his first playable version of Tetris with his colleagues.
James Bond's 13th installment, 'Octopussy,' was released.
Betty White received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host.
The US started plans to construct its first nuclear battlefield weapon.
The Soviet Union's ill-fated Soyuz 11 mission was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Normandy landings started in France during WWII.
Alaska Airlines started operating.
The US celebrated the opening of its very first drive-in cinema.
Taxes were raised in the US with the implementation of the Revenue Act.
H.W. Seeley patented the electric iron in the US.
Founder George Williams established the YMCA alongside ten young Christian men.
The French ship named Aurore transported the first African slaves from Senegambia, West Africa, to Louisiana, US.