1925 - Scopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, high school biology teacher John T. Scopes is found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100.
1969 - Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin become the first men to walk on the Moon, during the Apollo 11 mission.
1983 - The world’s lowest temperature is recorded at Vostok Station, Antarctica at â89.2Â°C (â129Â°F).
1620 - Jean Picard, French astronomer
1710 - Paul MÃ¶hring, German physician
1810 - Henri Victor Regnault, French chemist
1923 - Rudolph A. Marcus, Canadian chemist, Nobel laureate
2004 - Edward B. Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate