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

1864 – Confederate spy Belle Boyd is arrested by Union troops (More info)

1899 – The First Hague Convention is signed (More info)

1948 – After a 12 year hiatus caused by World War II, the first Summer Olympics since 1936 opens in London (More info)

1958 – The National Aeronautics and Space Act, which creates NASA, is signed into law (More info)

1981 – A worldwide television audience of over 700 million watches as Charles, Prince of Wales, weds Lady Diana Spencer at St Paul’s Cathedral in London (More info)