WWII: Atomic bombing of Hiroshima
The GATT the foundation of the WTO is established.
International Police Association was the largest police organization
Rick Mahler became an famous American baseball player
Norma Jean Mortenson legally changes her name to Marilyn Monroe.
Prince Albert of Belgium marries Italian Donna Paola Ruffo di Calabria.
Keith Sweat became an American singer
Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 705 crashes in the Florida killing all 43
U.S. troops in Vietnam was 250,000.
Diana Ross & The Supremes perform their live concert at Frontier Hotel in L.V
Mark Essex kills 8 people at the Howard Johnson's hotel in downtown New Orleans.
Ella Grasso becomes Governor of Connecticut, the first female U.S. governor
Gary Gilmore is executed by firing squad in Utah
25 ppl of the Red Brigades sentenced to life in prison for killing Aldo Moro
Israel begins withdrawing troops from Lebanon
2nd Unabomber bomb explodes Salt Lake City computer store, injuring the owner
The Burns' Day storm kills 97 in northwestern Europe
Singer Paul Simon is the first major artist to tour South Africa
Shannon Faulkner becomes the first female cadet to attend The Citadel
Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria, 52 people are killed with axes and knives