Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Blizzard released its first shooter game, Overwatch, for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
The final episode of LOST aired.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, the second in the film series, directed by Steven Spielberg, was released in the US.
Wilfred Benítez became the youngest 3-division world champion in history at age 22 after knocking out Maurice Hope in 12 rounds.
At the 33rd Cannes Film Festival, 'All That Jazz' and 'Kagemusha' were jointly awarded the Palme d’Or award.
A fire broke out in the Britannia Bridge in North Wales.
Twelve doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston performed the first successful reattachment of a human limb – it was the severed arm of a boy.
The first satellite launched by the US, the Explorer 1, stopped transmitting data.
Police killed Bonnie and Clyde.
Walt Disney incorporated his first film company called Laugh-O-Gram Studio.
South Carolina became the 8th state to join the United States of America.
Benjamin Franklin announced his invention of bifocal eyeglasses.
Henry VIII declared his marriage to Catherine of Aragon officially null and void, despite Pope Clement VII's refusal to allow it.
Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundian Faction at the siege of Compiègne.