Facts & Historical Events On This Day
SpaceX's Crew Dragon Demo-2 launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Seth MacFarlane's “A Million Ways to Die in the West” was released to theaters.
Finding Nemo, directed by Andrew Stanton, was released in the US & Canada.
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit northern Afghanistan, which killed around 5,000 people.
Mike Tyson won a technical knockout against Pinklon Thomas, winning the heavyweight boxing title.
Spain officially became the 16th member of NATO.
The Angry Brigade went to trial.
The US Mariner 9 was launched – it went on to become the first satellite to orbit Mars.
Love Me Do by The Beatles hit number one on US charts.
The first 1,000 Royal Air force bomber raid dropped 38 thousand tons of bombs on Cologne, Germany.
The First Balkan War came to an end with the signing of the Treaty of London.
Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson in a duel.
Henry III became the King of France.
Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.