The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.
2009: The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public after eight years, due to security concerns following the World Trade Center attacks.
Many foods that you think have health benefits may hold hidden dangers for your diet.
It may be hard to believe, but it's already been 25 years since the likes of Sinéad O'Connor, Wilson Phillips and Vanilla Ice topped the charts. Take a look back at who else produced the top pop hits of 1990.