Canada: Victoria Day
East Timor: Independence Anniversary
Eliza Doolittle Day
Mecklenburg Day (North Carolina)
Weights and Measures Day
100th birth anniversary of engineer and entrepreneur William Hewlett (1913-2001). He cofounded Hewlett-Packard Company in 1939.
Birth anniversaries of Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850), Theodor Herzl (1860-1904), Dolly Madison (1768-1849), Henri Rousseau (1844-1910) and Jimmy Stewart (1908-97).
In 1927, Charles Lindbergh began his historic solo transatlantic flight, leaving Roosevelt Field, Long Island, NY, on this date.
In 1932, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. On this date she left Harbor Grace,
Happy Birthday! Iker Casillas, Cher, Joe Cocker, Michael Crapo, Tony Goldwyn, Stan Mikita, Timothy Olyphant, Tahmoh Penikett, Bronson Pinchot, Ronald Prescott Reagan