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

1864 – The Coinage Act of 1864 mandates that “In God We Trust” be placed on all US coins (More info)

1954 – Witnesses begin testifying during the Army-McCarthy Hearings (More info)

1970 – The first Earth Day is celebrated (More info)

1978 – The Blues Brothers make their world premiere on ‘Saturday Night Live’ (More info)

2000 – In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize 6-year-old Elián González from his relatives’ home in Miami (More info)