Queen Victoria born in London.
She will go on to have the Victorian time period named after her.
Samuel Morse sends message What hath God wrought in Morse Code from Washington D. C. to Baltimore.
First exploration of the Grand Canyon by John Wesley Powell begins.
Brooklyn Bridge opens.
Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park opens.
Short story writer William Trevor born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, Ireland.
Marx Brothers film début in The Cocoanuts.
Poet Joseph Brodsky born in Leningrad, Soviet Union.
Author Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay) born in Washington, D. C.
Singer/songwriter Bob Dylan born in Duluth, Minnesota.
Astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 space capsule.
The Judgment of Paris takes place in France.
This wine tasting event increased the viability of American and California wines worldwide.
Judgment of Paris is also an allusion to a Greek myth.