On this day:

1904 FIFA, the world governing body of association football, is founded

1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic

Born on this day:

1844 Henri Rousseau, French painter

1947 Jiggs Kalra, Indian food writer “Czar of Indian cuisine”, born in Punjab region, India 

Gone on this day:

1991 Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minster (1984-89), assassinated at 46 by a suicide bomber from the LTTE