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On This Day

  • In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang interred the final bodies in the Qianling Mausoleum, which remained unopened until the 1960s.
  • The French frigate Méduse ran aground off the coast of today's Mauritania, with the survivors escaping on a makeshift raft, which was depicted in Théodore Géricault's painting The Raft of the Medusa .
  • A mentally ill Buddhist monk set fire to the Golden Pavilion at Kinkaku-ji, destroying what is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Japan.
  • More than a year after the end of the Vietnam War, North and South Vietnam officially united under communist rule to form the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
  • American aviator Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon, completing an almost 14-day trip after landing in Queensland, Australia.

Audio content relating to events that happened on this day in history, according to Wikipedia.

In the News

  • The Constitutional Court of Austria annuls the second round of voting in the 2016 presidential election, requiring the election to be rerun.
  • An armed attack at Istanbul Atatürk Airport leaves at least 42 people dead and 230 others injured.
  • The conservative People's Party, led by Mariano Rajoy, gains the most seats in the Spanish repeat election but remains short of a majority.
  • Flash flooding in West Virginia kills at least 23 people.
  • After the United Kingdom votes to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister David Cameron announces he will resign by October.

Audio content relating to news items featured on the front page of Wikipedia today.