This was 183rd day of the year and 182 days remained in the year.
French astrologer, physician, and prophet Nostradamus died.
President James Garfield was shot by Charles Guiteau; he died on Sept. 19.
Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act.
President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.
Steve Fossett became the first to circumnavigate the globe solo in a balloon.
Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.