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

1925 – John T. Scopes is indicted for teaching Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution (More info)

1968 – The St. Louis Arch is dedicated (More info)

1977 – ‘Star Wars’ is released in theaters (More info)

1986 – Hands Across America takes place (More info)

2011 – Oprah Winfrey ends the 25-year run of ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ (More info)