Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1937 – The Duke of Windsor marries American divorcee Wallis Simpson (More info)

1956 - City authorities in Santa Cruz, Ca. announce a ban on rock music at public gatherings (More info)

1965 - Maj. Edward White becomes the first US astronaut to walk in space (More info)

1968 – Author Valerie Solanas shoots Andy Warhol in a murder attempt (More info)

1989 – The Chinese government sends troops to force protesters out of Tiananmen Square (More info)

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