During the French Revolution, Christianity is disestablished in France.
A future superstar is welcomed into the world. Happy Birthday baby girl!
Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season.
The cornerstone is laid at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., 83 years later, on the same day, it is completed.
Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.
The physics journal Annalen der Physik received Albert Einstein‘s paper “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?”, introducing mass–energy equivalence.
The first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) is established in New York City.