Facts & Historical Events On This Day
Two wild boars attacked Shakira in Barcelona while she was in a park, during which they took her bag of personal items.
Kanye West tweeted that he had changed his name to Ye.
Actor and actress Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller got engaged.
At just 0.010AU from Earth, 4179 Toutatis became the closest asteroid to Earth in the last century.
English singer-songwriter Robbie Williams released his debut solo album, 'Life thru a Lens.'
The Nintendo 64 gaming console was released in the US.
Steven Spielberg's anthology series, 'Amazing Stories,' premiered on NBC-TV.
John Paul II became the first pope to visit the Republic of Ireland.
The musical film 'A Star is Born' with Judy Garland as the leading actress premiered at Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
Italy declared war on the Ottoman Empire.
The Metropolitan Police Service of London was founded.
Antigua, Guatemala, was struck by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake.
Henry Robinson opened the first dating agency in the world.
The Battle of Auray took place in the French town of Auray. The battle was between England and France, with the English winning.