Today in 1099, Jerusalem fell to the Crusaders.
Today in 1876, George Washington Bradley pitched baseball’s first no-hitter.
Today in 1904, the first Buddhist temple in the U.S. was established in Los Angeles, California.
Today in 1912, Jim Thorpe won the decathlon in the Olympic games in Stockholm, Sweden.
Today in 1940, the world's tallest man – Robert Wadlow – passed away. When he passed away, at the age of 22, Wadlow's height was 8-feet, 11-inche…and his weight had reached 439-pounds. His shoe size? 37AA.
Today in 1996, MSNBC, the 24-hour all-news network, made its debut on cable and the Internet.
Today in 1997, fashion designer Gianni Versace was murdered outside his home in Miami, Florida. The man believed to be the gunman, suspected serial killer Andrew Phillip Cunanan, was found dead eight days later.
Today in 2014, Israel announced it had officially voted to accept the ceasefire proposed by Egypt; Hamas rejected it, saying they were not consulted.
Today in 2016, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announces Indiana governorMike Pence as his Vice Presidential running mate
Today in 2018, Novak Đoković won his fourth Wimbledon title beating South African Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6.