Facts & Historical Events On This Day
A series of worldwide protests began in reaction to the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
Simon Pagenaud of France finished the 2016 Indy 500 just two-tenths of a second ahead of Alexander Rossi.
Eminem released his fourth studio album, 'The Eminem Show.'
Arthur C. Clarke was knighted.
The United States Supreme Court ruled that Ellis Island is primarily located in the state of New Jersey and not New York like many think it does.
Lisa Marie, Elvis Presley's daughter, married Michael Jackson. However, they divorced after four years.
Carlos Martinez famously hit a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a home run in major league baseball.
Philadelphia Phillies retired the future Baseball Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt's uniform #20.
NASA's Apollo 10 mission returned to earth after successfully testing all possible elements of a Moon landing.
The Beatles released their eighth album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
The last Ford Model T motor car was ceremoniously rolled off the assembly line.
Ty Cobb, a future Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder, was the first to gain 1,000 extra-base hits.
The first-ever Le Mans endurance race began.
Norway's deadliest fire happened when Grue's church burned down, killing one hundred and thirteen people inside.