1158 – Munich is founded on the banks of the river Isar by Benedictine monks.
Flag Day - The Continental Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the flag the country.
Author Harriet Beecher Stowe (Uncle Tom%27s Cabin) born in Litchfield, Connecticut.
Author and publisher John Bartlett (Bartlett%27s Familiar Quotations) born in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Progressive presidential candidate, Robert Fighting Bob La Follette born in Primrose, Wisconsin.
Hawaii becomes a U.S. territory.
Folk singer and actor, Burl Ives born in Jasper County, Illinois.
Cuban guerrilla, Ernesto Che Guevara born in Rosario, Argentina.
Saxophonist Junior Walker born in Blytheville, Arkansas.
Novelist, Jerzy Kozinski (Being There) born in Lodz, Poland.
45th President of the United States Donald Trump born in Queens, New York.
A monkey named Albert II rides atop a V-2 rocket to an altitude of 83 miles.
He died on re-entry impact after a parachute failure.
UNIVAC, the world's first commercially produced electronic digital computer, was dedicated by the US Census Bureau.
Disneyland Monorail System opens to the public in Anaheim, California.