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

1509 – Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon are crowned King and Queen of England (More info)

1916 – Mary Pickford becomes the first actress to sign a $1 million film contract (More info)

1948 – The Soviet Union begins a blockade of Berlin, causing Allied forces to respond with what would eventually be known as the Berlin Airlift (More info)

1957 – The Supreme Court rules obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment (More info)

1997 – Air Force officials release a 231-page report dismissing long-standing claims of an alien spacecraft crash in Roswell, N.M. almost exactly 50 years earlier (More info)

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