On this day:

1957 The International Atomic Energy Agency is established

2008 United States Congress apologizes for slavery

Born on this day:

1904 J. R. D. Tata, Indian industrialist

1905 Dag Hammarskjöld, Swedish diplomat, economist, author, 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations, Nobel Prize Laureate

Gone on this day:

1890 Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter