Shakespeare dies, the first public school in the U.S. opens, Wrigley Field opens, The Rolling Stones release "Sticky Fingers," Coca-Cola releases New Coke, and the first YouTube video is uploaded, all on this day.
1971: The Soviet space program launches Soyuz 10, the world's first mission to the world's first space station, the Soviet Salyut 1. The docking was not successful and the Soyuz 10 crew returned to Earth without having entered the station. The crew of Soyuz 11 would later successfully dock with the space station and stay on board for 23 days before leaving.
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