1967 – France launched its first nuclear submarine
1973 – The last U.S. troops left South Vietnam.
1974 – Mariner 10, the U.S. space probe became the first spacecraft to reach the planet Mercury. It had been launched on November 3, 1973.
1975 – Egyptian president Anwar Sadat declared that he would reopen the Suez Canal on June 5, 1975.
1979 – The Committee on Assassinations Report issued by U.S. House of Representatives stated the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was the result of a conspiracy.
1983 – Erno Rubik was granted a patent for his Magic Cube. (U.S. Patent 4,378,116)
1993 – The South Korean government agreed to pay financial support to women who had been forced to have sex with Japanese troops during World War II.
2004 – Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia became members of NATO.