UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson received a standing ovation for her gender inequality speech at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, US.
Liechtenstein became the 160th member of the United Nations.
Colonel Joseph William Kittinger II completed the first-ever trans-Atlantic crossing in a helium balloon.
The US spacecraft, Voyager, took the first-ever photograph of the moon and Earth together from space.
Rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tebogo were admitted to the United Nations.
The award-winning drama movie 'A Streetcar Named Desire' was released in the US.
Segregation led many students to walk out of Froebel High School, Gary, Indiana.
The New York Times published its first issue.
Tiffany & Co was founded by Charles Tiffany and John Young in Brooklyn, Connecticut.
The second Theatre Royal, Covent Garden in London, opened.
President George Washington marked the location for the Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
During his fourth and final voyage, Christopher Columbus arrived in Costa Rica.
The Teutonic Knights defeated the Polish army in the Battle of Chojnice.
Roman Emperor Domitian was assassinated, and Marcus Cocceius Nerva became the new Emperor.