Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Bernie Sanders suffered a heart attack.
O. J. Simpson was released from prison.
Mass murderer, Stephen Paddock, shot dead 59 people and injured 869 while firing at 22,000 concertgoers in Las Vegas, Nevada, US.
A large explosion above the Pacific Ocean turned out to be a meteorite.
Sony released the world's first CD player in Japan.
Walt Disney World Resort officially opened in Florida.
Night of the Living Dead was released in US cinemas.
American rock band, The Beach Boys released their first album, "Surfin' Safari."
Nigeria, Africa, gained its independence from British rule.
Supreme Court ruled bans on interracial marriage unconstitutional.
Newark Liberty International Airport opened, becoming the first airport in the New York City metropolitan area.
The Ford Motor Company shipped the first Ford Model T to a customer.
The United States Congress established Yosemite National Park.
The first volume of 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott was published in the US.
Rudolf I became king of Germany and reigned until he died in 1291.
Edgar the Peaceful, noted for his peacekeeping, became King of England.