Facts & Historical Events On This Day
The preview of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was shown at the Palace Theater in London.
Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ordered the breakup of Microsoft Corporation.
The USSR's Venera 16 probe was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on a trip to Venus.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) resumed TV broadcasting for the first time since the end of WWII.
Queen Elizabeth I and George VI became the first king and queen of Great Britain to travel to the US.
Vatican City signed the Lateran Treaty making it an independent state.
Machine guns were fired from a US airplane for the first time.
The US and Britain signed the Lyons-Seward Treaty.
King Kamehameha III of Hawaii signed the Declaration of Rights, which was a significant movement away from the country's 'ancient ways.'
The Day of the Tiles took place.
The British Museum in London was established after King George II gave his Royal assent to parliament.
During the Great Plague of London, infected persons' homes were marked with crosses.
King Louis XIV of France was coronated.
The First Crusaders successfully sieged Jerusalem and took it from the Fatimid Caliphate.