1. 1621: The Dutch West India Company received its charter for New Netherland.

2. 1800: John Adams, the second President of the United States, became the first president to reside in Washington, D.C.

3. 1888: The poem “Casey at the Bat,” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, was published in the San Francisco Examiner.

4. 1937: The Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, married Wallis Simpson in a private ceremony in France.

5. 1965: Gemini 4 was launched, and Edward H. White became the first American astronaut to perform a spacewalk.

6. 1989: The Tiananmen Square Massacre took place as Chinese troops fired on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing.

7. 2001: Nepalese Crown Prince Dipendra died, three days after he killed several members of the royal family and himself.

8. 2006: Montenegro declared its independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.

9. 2017: A terrorist attack occurred on London Bridge and Borough Market in London, resulting in several deaths and injuries.

10. 2018: Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted, causing significant loss of life and property damage.