Mike Tyson Bites Ear

Yes, the bite heard around the world… This happened June 28, 1997. On June 28, 1997, Mike Tyson bites Evander Holyfield’s ear in the third round of their heavyweight rematch. The attack led to his disqualification from the match and suspension from boxing, and was the strangest chapter yet in the champion’s roller-coaster career. Mike Tyson enjoyedContinue reading “Mike Tyson Bites Ear”

Ghislaine Maxwell Receives 20 Years for Aiding Epstein in Sex Trafficking

Ms. Maxwell, who was convicted of conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to recruit, groom and abuse underage girls, will spend much of the rest of her life in prison. Ghislaine Maxwell, the former socialite who conspired with Jeffrey Epstein over a decade to sexually exploit and abuse underage girls, was sentenced to 20 years in prisonContinue reading “Ghislaine Maxwell Receives 20 Years for Aiding Epstein in Sex Trafficking”

Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, but isn’t suicidal, ahead of sentencing

Move prompts Maxwell’s attorney to seek to postpone her sentencing because she can’t properly prepare for the hearing Guards at the federal prison where Ghislaine Maxwell awaits her sentencing for her role in an elaborate child sexual abuse case have placed her on suicide watch, though she isn’t suicidal, according to court records. The move prompted theContinue reading “Ghislaine Maxwell put on suicide watch, but isn’t suicidal, ahead of sentencing”

1972 U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian Space Station

On June 29, 1995, the American space shuttle Atlantis docks with the Russian space station Mir to form the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit the Earth. This historic moment of cooperation between former rival space programs was also the 100th human space mission in American history. At the time, Daniel Goldin, chief of the National Aeronautics and SpaceContinue reading “1972 U.S. space shuttle docks with Russian Space Station”

Crime: A teenage girl’s boyfriend murders her parents

June 28, 1975 Police are called to the home of Jim and Naomi Olive in Terra Linda, California, after Jim Olive’s business partner reports that the couple has not been seen in a week. The house in disarray, officers found no sign of either the Olives or their adopted teenage daughter Marlene. However, Marlene turned upContinue reading “Crime: A teenage girl’s boyfriend murders her parents”

Treaty of Versailles

The treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919. The peace treaty to formally end the war between Germany and the Allies was signed in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles on the outskirts of Paris in 1919. Treaty negotiations were dominated by the ‘big four’ French Prime Minister Georges Clemenceau, Italian PrimeContinue reading “Treaty of Versailles”

President Truman orders U.S. forces to Korea

June 27, 1950 On June 27, 1950, President Harry S. Truman announces that he is ordering U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to aid the democratic nation in repulsing an invasion by communist North Korea. The United States was undertaking the major military operation, he explained, to enforce a United Nations resolution calling for an end to hostilities,Continue reading “President Truman orders U.S. forces to Korea”

U.S. Air Force reports on Roswell

History Fact by https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-air-force-reports-on-roswell On June 24, 1997, U.S. Air Force officials release a 231-page report dismissing long-standing claims of an alien spacecraft crash in Roswell, New Mexico, almost exactly 50 years earlier. Public interest in Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs, began to flourish in the 1940s, when developments in space travel and the dawn of the atomicContinue reading “U.S. Air Force reports on Roswell”

First Birth Control Pill Available For Purchase

Carl Djerassi Profession: Chemist Nationality:  Biography: Carl Djerassi was a scientist, chemist and author, born in Austria, setting in the US in 1939, to escape Nazi persecution in Europe. Djerassi is most famous for creating the first synthesis of an oral contraceptive pill in 1951, while working for Syntex. A discovery that was to have widespread socialContinue reading “First Birth Control Pill Available For Purchase”

U.S. Constitution Ratified 1788

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-constitution-ratified June 21, 1788: New Hampshire becomes the ninth and last necessary state to ratify the Constitution of the United States, thereby making the document the law of the land. By 1786, defects in the post-Revolutionary War Articles of Confederation were apparent, such as the lack of central authority over foreign and domestic commerce. Congress endorsed a plan to draft aContinue reading “U.S. Constitution Ratified 1788”