- Bloomberg report said that MacKenzie Bezos is now the world’s third-richest woman. MacKenzie is now the ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
- E-commerce company Flipkart launched ‘Samarth’, an initiative to bring weavers, artisans and makers of handicrafts to its platform.
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; 1st June 1926 – 5th August 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.
- 1970 Died : Leonid Stadnyk, Ukrainian man who was formerly listed as the world‘s tallest living man according to Guinness World Records.
- 1964 The United States carried out the bombing campaign Operation Pierce Arrow during the Vietnam war, responding to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident.