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Written By SCOTT TAYLOR
1846 — Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone.
1855 — Sigma Chi fraternity is founded in North America. They are immediately placed on double-secret probation.
1914 — Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie are assassinated in Sarajevo. This event triggers the First World War.
1919 — Five years later to the day, the Treaty of Versailles is signed, ending the war between Germany and the allies.
1997 — Mike Tyson is disqualified in a heavyweight championship fight for biting a piece of Evander Holyfield's ear off.
Born on the Day
1491 — Henry the Vlll of England.
1946 — Gilda Radner, actress, comedian, star of the original Saturday Night Live.
1948 — Kathy Bates, actress and Oscar winner as Best Actress for Misery. But she was even better in The Late Show.
1960 — Roland Melanson, hockey player and coach, who had one of the great nicknames of his time: Rollie the goalie.
1971 — Elon Musk, businessman, inventor, sent his car into space.
1986 — Kellie Pickler, singer, actress and American Idol contestant, who everyone seemed to love — for a while.
This Day in Music
1975 — The Captain and Tennille started a four-week run at No. 1 with Love Will Keep Us Together.
1986 — Genesis releases Invisible Touch, it's most successful album. It remained on the charts for 96 weeks and sold more than 96 million copies.
1994 — George Michael loses his lawsuit against Sony Records and vows never to work with them again. He re-signs with them in 2003. Never say never, my friends.
2011 — People Magazine reports country singer Glen Campbell has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
This Day in Film
1930 — Future Lawrence of Arabia director David Lean weds his first cousin.
1996 — The Nutty Professor, starring Eddie Murphy is released. It would become a big hit.
2003 — Pirates of the Carribean: The Black Pearl premieres at Disneyland. It would be released worldwide July 9.
2010 — Actress Sandra Bullock admits it was all a big mistake and divorces Monster Garage star Jesse James.
2017 — Spiderman: Homecoming is released. Because the world needed another Spiderman movie.
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