Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

64 – A great fire begins that ultimately destroys most of Rome (More info)

1925 – Adolf Hitler publishes the first volume of his personal manifesto, ‘Mein Kampf’ (More info)

1968 – The Intel Corporation is founded in Santa Clara, Calif. (More info)

1969 – After a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Sen. Ted Kennedy drives his car off a bridge, killing passenger Mary Jo Kopechne (More info)

1976 – Nadia Comaneci becomes the first Olympian to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics (More info)

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