US National Inventors Hall of Fame announces it will induct two Black women for the first time; Engineer Marian Croak and ophthalmologist Dr. Patricia Bath.
James Bond film “No Time To Die”, the last starring Daniel Craig, premieres after an 18 month delay due to the pandemic.
Elon Musk announced that he was building a spaceship called Starship that would travel to Mars and return to Earth.
This incredible ship will be 164 feet tall by 30 feet wide (50 x 9 meters) and capable of carrying 300,000 lbs (150 tons).
Science magazine announced that half the killer whale population would likely die due to human pollution.
NASA announced that they found running water on Mars.
The discovery was made by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Marvin Gaye was given a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
The science-fiction TV series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” first aired on CBS.
The Next Generation installment was the third series of the Star Trek franchise and had seven seasons. Patrick Stewart played the captain.
Singer David Bowie performed for the first time at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.
Medal of Honor was awarded posthumously to Theodore Roosevelt Jr for his help on D-Day.
The Prussian government lifted a ban on Adolf Hitler’s speeches.
Due to the poor outcome for the National Socialists in the May 20 general election, the ban was lifted. As a result, Hitler was able to give his first speech since the ban, where he presented to a crowd of 12,000 at Berlin Sportpalast.
The first-ever American football game played at night occurred in a contest between Wyoming Seminary and Mansfield State Normal.
The Declaration of Independence of the Mexican Empire was drafted at the National Palace in Mexico City.
American abolitionist David Walker published his appeal to the African American publications in Boston.
The pamphlet aimed to persuade readers to fight for black rights by abolishing slavery in the USA.
Spanish explorer Juan Rodriguez discovered San Diego Bay and claimed it for Spain.
William the Conquerer landed on English shores and began the Norman Conquest.
Then the Duke of Normandy, William, landed with a force of thousands of men at Pevensey, Sussex, in England’s south. Harald Hardrada, the Norwegian King who claimed the English throne then, marched to fight William’s forces and was subsequently defeated at the Battle of Hastings. William then became the new king of England.