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

1966 – The US Supreme Court rules on Miranda v. Arizona, stating police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them (More info)

1967 – US President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the US Supreme Court (More info)

1970 – 'The Long and Winding Road' becomes The Beatles' last Number 1 song (More info)

1971 – The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers (More info)

1983 – Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the solar system (More info)

2002 – The US withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (More info)