1559 - England's Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth Tudor) was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
1936 - The first, all glass, windowless building was completed in Toledo, Ohio. The building was the new home of the Owens-Illinois Glass Company Laboratory.
1943 - The Pentagon was dedicated as the world's largest office building just outside Washington, DC. The structure covers 34 acres of land and has 17 miles of corridors.
1953 - Harry S Truman became the first U.S. President to use radio and television to give his farewell as he left office.