1877: Great Britain and Australia engage in the first ever test cricket match.
1906: The Rolls Royce Ltd, is registered.
1916: To pursue the Mexican revolutionary leader Pancho Villa, U.S President Woodrow Wilson sends American troops to the Mexican-U.S border.
1917: Russian Czar Nicholas II, cedes his throne and position of Czar to his younger brother.
1940: Musician and former Grateful Dead band member Phil Lesh is born.
1943: During World War II, the Battle of Monte Cassino.
1944: Musician Sly Stone is born.
1960: The Civil Rights movement gains momentum, as lunch counter sit-ins take place in 15 cities across five southern U.S states.
1972: ‘The Godfather’ debuts in theaters.
1985: Symbolics.com becomes the first ever Internet domain name.
1989: The U.S Department of Veteran’s Affairs is created.
1990: Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev is elected as the first ever President of the Soviet Union.