Zachary Dunn was born.
Fred Marino was born.
Jerry Rea was born.
Kevin and Kathy Boyle were married.
1909 - The first Lincoln penny was issued.
1949 - The National Basketball Association was formed.
1981 - U.S. air traffic controllers went on strike.
Keith Green was born.
Brielle Heeran was born.
1892 - Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother were killed with an axe in Fall River, Mass.
1944 - Anne Frank and her family were found hiding in Amsterdam by Nazis.
James Supple was born.
Mike Dalton was born.
Anne Murphy was born.
1861 - For the first time, the U.S. government levied an income tax.
1962 - Marilyn Monroe died.
John Grillo was born.
Janice Ameruso was born.
1945 - The first atomic bomb used in warfare was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan.
1997 - British prime minister Tony Blair and Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams meet—the first time in 76 years that a British leader and an IRA ally meet.
Jim Cunningham was born.
2000 - Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Conn., was selected by Al Gore to be the first Jewish vice-presidential candidate on a major party ticket.
2007 - Barry Bonds passes Hank Aaron on baseball’s all-time homerun list. The record is discredited by many because of Bonds' alleged steroid use.
Tom McVeigh was born.
Michael Foley was born.
Terri Bennett was born.
1876 - Thomas Edison patented the mimeograph machine.
1974 - President Nixon announced he would resign the following day as a result of the Watergate scandal.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS