Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Transgender became no longer classified as a mental health illness by the World Health Organization.
Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko faked his own death.
Starbucks closed over 8,000 US stores.
Jurassic World, directed by Colin Trevorrow, premiered in Paris.
In the Super Rugby Final at Orlando Stadium, the Bulls defended their title with a 25-17 win over the Stormers in an all-South African final.
France voted against ratifying the proposed Constitution of the European Union.
The World War II Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C, dedicated by President George W. Bush.
The Space Shuttle Discovery completed the first docking with the International Space Station.
The people of Los Angeles elected Tom Bradley as their first Black mayor.
Manchester United became the first English football team to win the European Cup.
Jan Matzeliger gave a public demonstration about his shoe-producing invention in Lynn, Massachusetts.
Black women's rights activist Sojourner Truth gave her famous speech 'Ain't I A Woman?' at the Women's Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.
Wisconsin became the 30th state to join the United States of America.
Rhode Island became the thirteenth colony to enter the Union after the United States Constitution’s ratification.
Philip VI was coronated and became King of France.