It is the 189th day of the year and there are only 176 days remaining.
1099 - 15,000 starving Christian soldiers march in a religious procession around Jerusalem as its Muslim defenders look on.
1899 - The first issue of the Wall Street Journal is published.
1947 - Reports are UFO crash landed in Roswell, New Mexico.
1948 - The United States Air Force accepts its first female recruits.
1960 - Francis Gary Powers is charged with espionage resulting from his flight over the Soviet Union.
1994 - Kim Jong-il begins to assume supreme leadership of North Korea upon the death of his father.
2011 - Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.