India celebrates its Army Day every year

1559 – Elizabeth I crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey

1943 – 1st transport of Jews from Amsterdam to concentration camp Vught

1943 – World’s largest office building, the Pentagon is completed

1976 – US-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit

1997 – Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station

2009 – US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing into the Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York City. All passengers and crew members survive.