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

1903 – Ford Motor Company ships its first car (More info)

1960 – Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Ceylon — now Sri Lanka — is elected as Prime Minister, thus becoming the world’s first elected female head of government (More info)

1968 – The Special Olympics is founded (More info)

1969 – Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin become the first humans to walk on the Moon (More info)

1984 – Miss America pageant officials ask Vanessa Williams to give up her crown after Penthouse publishes nude photos of her (More info)