The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History
1666 The Great Fire of London broke out.
1901 Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, “Speak softly and carry a big stick,” in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.
1945 Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II
1985 A U.S.-French expedition announced that it had located the wreckage of the Titanic about 560 miles off Newfoundland.