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

1865 – Paul Bogle led hundreds of black men and women in a march in Jamaica, starting the Morant Bay rebellion (More info)

1975 – ‘Saturday Night Live’ debuts on NBC (More info)

1984 – Aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger, astronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan becomes the first American woman to perform a space walk (More info)

1986 – President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet in Reykjavík, Iceland to continue discussions about scaling back their intermediate missile arsenals in Europe (More info)

2002 – Former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize (More info)