Prince Charles And Lady Di Engaged On This Date In 1981

Today in 1956, the city of Cleveland invoked a 1931 law, which banned minors from dancing in public without adult supervision.

Today in 1967, Philadelphia’s Wilt Chamberlain shot 18-for-18 from the field against the Baltimore Bullets, an NBA record for field goals in a game without a miss.

Today in 1981, Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain's Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.

Today in 1998, Elton John was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London.

Today in 1998, Pamela Lee had husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges.

Today in 1998, Henny Youngman, the comic who quipped "Take my wife - please" and countless other one-liners during a career that spanned seven decades, died in New York City at the age of 91.

Today in 2005, the Slovakia Summit 2005 began, marking the first occasion when a sitting American President visits Slovakia; George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin are in attendance.

Today in 2007, the Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution expressing "profound regret" for the state's role in slavery.

Today in 2014, the oldest known fragment from the earth's crust - a 4.4-billion-year-old crystal – was discovered.

Today in 2020, former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of rape and a criminal sexual act in landmark case that ignited #MeToo movement


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