1890 - Wyoming became the 44th state in the United States.
1940 - The Battle of Britain began.
1951 - Armistice talks to end the Korean War began at Kaesong.
1973 - The Bahamas became independent from Great Britain.
1985 - The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was bringing back
the original Coke and calling it Coca-Cola Classic.
1989 - Mel Blanc, the “man of a thousand voices,” including such
cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig, died in Los
1991 - President Bush lifted economic sanctions against South
1991 - Boris Yeltsin was sworn in as Russia's first elected
1995 - Myanmar activist Aung San Suu Kyi was released after six
years of house arrest.
2003 - Spain opened its first mosque (in Granada) since the Moors
were expelled in 1492.
“Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise...”