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2021

World’s fastest train debuts, a Chinese state-owned maglev bullet train, with speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles) in Qingdao, China.

2014

“Guardians of the Galaxy”, directed by James Gunn, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, premieres in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

2011

Space Shuttle Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was the last flight of NASA’s space shuttle program.

2007

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in the series by J. K. Rowling is published worldwide. 11 million copies sell in 24 hrs.

1996

End of 72 hours of torrential rain in Chicoutimi Region; flooding and landslides kill 10.

1987

Guns N’ Roses debut album “Appetite for Destruction” is released, and becomes the best-selling debut album of all time with more than 30 million copies sold.

1983

The world’s lowest temperature in an inhabited location is recorded at Vostok Station, Antarctica at -89.2 °C.

1969

Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to step on the Moon at 2:56:15 AM (GMT).

1968

Arnold Palmer became the first golfer to make a million dollars in career earnings after he tied for second place at the PGA Championship.

1853

Central Park in New York created when New York State Legislature puts aside more than 750 acres of land on Manhattan Island.

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