Posted: Jul 03, 2014 07:54 PM PDT
Updated: Aug 30, 2016 07:09 PM PDT
Authorities crackdown on fireworks before Fourth of July weekend
America's first National Monument is declared, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is launched, we say goodbye to Dr. Seuss, and Nirvana hits it big with "Nevermind," all on this day.
Lewis and Clark return to St. Louis, the Nintendo Company is formed, Sigmund Freud dies, and Elton John's musical tribute to Princess Diana hits America, all on this day.
Nathan Hale gives his life for America, Jack Dempsey loses the "Long Count" match, President Ford survives an assassination attempt, Farm Aid begins, and "Friends" premieres, all on this day.
First lady Melania Trump rolled up her sleeves and joined with a group of children to harvest and plant vegetables in the First Lady's Kitchen Garden.