This day is celebrated as Saudi National Day every year to commemorate the renaming of the Kingdom of Nejd and Hejaz to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by a royal decree from King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud in 1932
Did you know that:
- Roland Garros, the French fighter pilot who lent his name to the home of the French Open, became the first to fly in an airplane across the Mediterranean Sea on this day in 1913
- American singer, songwriter, and musician Bruce Springsteen, known as “The Boss” for his energetic stage performances, was born on this day in 1949
- The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix 0.1”) was released on this day in 2002. What browser do you use?