It is the 57th day of the year, with only 308 days remaining until the end of the year.
1914 - HMHS Britannic, sister to the RMS Titanic, is launched at Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast.
1917 - The Original Dixieland Jass Band records the first jazz record, for the Victor Talking Machine Company in New York.
1935 - Adolf Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to be re-formed, violating the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.
1993 - In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing 6 and injuring over a thousand people.