Facts & Historical Events On This Day
McDonald's sold their business in Russia to a local licensee to allow him to operate the restaurants under a new brand.
Lauv released his single 'I Like Me Better,' which earned platinum recognition in seven countries, including the USA.
Sweden defeated Switzerland in the 2013 World Ice Hockey Championship.
The Coen brothers film, 'No Country for Old Men,' premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End premiered in Anaheim, California.
Sicko, a documentary on the US healthcare system, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.
Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace was released in US cinemas.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jeff Goldblum and Julianne Moore, premiered in the US.
STS 77 (Endeavour 11) was launched into orbit.
A Boeing 727 crashed into a mountain in Medellin, Colombia.
The 27th Amendment was ratified.
Marilyn Monroe performed 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President' for President J.F. Kennedy’s 45th birthday.
Thomas Edison spoke on the radio for the first time at a dinner for the National Electric Light Association.
English forces invaded and captured the Spanish colony of Jamaica.
Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII of England's second wife, was beheaded in the Tower of London.