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

1867 – The North America Act is passed by the British parliament, creating the dominion of Canada (More info)

1929 – Herbert Hoover becomes the first president to have a telephone installed in the Oval Office (More info)

1971 – Lt. William Calley is convicted of murdering 22 Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai massacre (More info)

1973 – The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam (More info)

1999 – At the height of the internet boom, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the 10,000 mark for the first time in history (More info)