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

1881 – Charles J. Guiteau shoots President James Garfield, who dies two months later (More info)

1890 – Congress passes the Sherman Anti-Trust Act (More info)

1937 – Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappear while attempting to fly around the world (More info)

1962 – The first Walmart store opens for business in Rogers, Ark. (More info)

1964 – President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (More info)