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

1892 – The parents of Lizzie Borden are found murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home (More info)

1944 – A tip from a Dutch informer leads Nazis to a sealed-off area in an Amsterdam warehouse where they find and arrest Jewish diarist Anne Frank, her family, and four others (More info)

1958 – The Billboard Hot 100 is founded (More info)

1977 – President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating the United States Department of Energy (More info)

2010 – California’s Proposition 8, the ballot initiative passed by voters in 2008 that prohibited same-sex marriage, is overturned by Judge Vaughn Walker (More info)

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