This Day In UFO History - The UFO Crash At Roswell July 8, 1947
Roswell: The First Reports
Roswell UFO Incident - Witnesses Interviewed on Larry King - (CNN)
A United States Army Air Forces balloon crashed at a ranch near Roswell, New Mexico. Following a wide initial interest in the crashed "flying disc", the US military stated that it was merely a conventional weather balloon. The Roswell incident continues to be of interest in popular media, and conspiracy theories surrounding the event persist.