Typhoon Soulik kills at least 9 people and affects more than 160 million in East China and Taiwan.
Mumbai is rocked by three bomb blasts during the evening rush hour, killing 26 and injuring 130.
French DGSE personnel abort an operation to rescue Íngrid Betancourt from FARC rebels in Colombia, causing a political scandal wh... See More
An earthquake with its epicenter in Afghanistan results in the greatest number of fatalities in a mountaineering accident in High... See More
The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London, England, United Kingdom and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as other venu... See More
Somalia declares war on Ethiopia, starting the Ethiopian-Somali War.
Alexander Butterfield reveals the existence of the "Nixon tapes" to the special Senate committee investigating the Watergate brea... See More
In an unprecedented action, British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan dismisses seven members of his Cabinet, marking the effective... See More
World War II: Montenegrins begin a popular uprising against the Axis powers (Trinaestojulski ustanak).
The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. It originally reads "Hollywoodl... See More