From the invention of the light bulb to the moon landing, history is being made everyday. On this day in history, June 1st, in 1926, the glamorous star we all know as Marilyn Monroe, was born in California. The bombshell lead of many films, including Monkey Business, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Some Like It Hot, and Seven Year Itch, she cast a spell over the world which only ended with her tragic death in 1962.
Read on to find out more events that made history on this day.
1) In 1921, The Tulsa Race Riots break out in Oklahoma, with over 36 blocks destroyed and dozens killed.
2) In 1967, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is released, the Beatles’ 8th studio album.
3) In 1974, the Heimlich Maneuver becomes a published technique for assisting choking victims.