17 July, 1955 – Disneyland opens its doors for the first time

The popular theme park as known as (“The Happiest Place on Earth”) was opened by Walt Disney in Anaheim, California.

18 July, 1968 – Intel is founded

Founded in Santa Clara, California, the Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip manufacturer.

19 July, 1900 – Paris Metro opens

One of the densest metros in the world and the second largest metro in Europe, the first line of the Paris Metro opened during the World's Fair.

20 July, 1969 – Apollo 11 lands on the Moon

Carrying Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, who would become the first humans to walk on the Moon, the spacecraft safely landed on the Sea of Tranquility on the Moon.

21 July, 1983 – Lowest temperature ever measured on Earth

Vostok Station, a Russian station on Antarctica experienced the lowest temperatures ever measured in recorded human history. The temperatures fell to ?89.2°C.

22 July, 1983 – First solo helicopter flight around the world

Australian Dick Smith became the first person to fly a helicopter around the world solo. He started his trip in August, 1982 and it took him around a year to finish his trip.

23 July, 1982 – International Whaling Commission bans commercial whale hunting

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) passed a resolution to restrict commercial whaling and ban it completely after 1986. 25 countries voted to put the restrictions and ban in place.