On this day.
1807: Round-arm bowling was introduced to English cricket by John Willes of Kent in the Kent v England match at Fenenden Heath.
1837: London's first railway station, Euston, opened. 1944: An assassination attempt on Hitler was made by a German staff officer, Count Claus Schenk von Stauffenberg, at Rastenberg, East Prussia.
1968: Actress Jane Asher broke off her engagement with Paul McCartney in a BBC television interview. 1969: "One small step for man, one giant step for mankind," said Neil Armstrong when he emerged from the Eagle lunar module to take man's first step on the Moon.