Historical Events on July 4th, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile, and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan/East Sea.
  • Space Shuttle program: STS-121 Mission - Space Shuttle Discovery launches at 18:37:55 UTC.