Date: 15th of May, 1905
Location: United States Of America
Event: They say everything happens in Vegas and whatever happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. You’ve got to wonder what was happening then before the 15th of May 1905 when Las Vegas was formally founded. The resort city officially was founded as a city, when 110 acres of land, in what would later become downtown, were auctioned to ready buyers.
Fun Fact: It will take 288 years for one person to spend one night in every hotel room in Las Vegas.Photo Credit: Getty