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It happened on a… July 15

2018

FIFA World Cup Final: Former captain Didier Deschamps becomes only the 3rd man to win the event as a player and coach as France beats Croatia, 4-2.

2016

“Stranger Things” debuts on Netflix created by the Duffer Brothers, starring Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown.

2009

“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” was released in theatres in the U.S. It was the sixth movie in the series.

2006

Twitter is launched, becoming one of the largest social media platforms in the world.

1998

Donatella Versace launches her first couture collection for her brother’s Versace label, a year after his murder.

1988

“Die Hard” directed by John McTiernan and starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman is released in the US.

1972

“Honky Chateau” becomes Elton John’s first No. 1 album in the US, includes hit “Rocket Man”.

1965

The spacecraft Mariner IV sent back the first close-up pictures of the planet Mars.

1954

1st commercial jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707).

1916

In Seattle, WA, Pacific Aero Products was incorporated by William Boeing. The company was later renamed Boeing Co.

1870

Manitoba becomes 5th Canadian province and NW Territories created.

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