Casey Collins was born.
John Manning was born.
Deirdre Cori O’Donoghue was born.
Sean Carroll was born.
1431 - Joan of Arc was burned at the stake as a heretic.
1911 - The first Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun.
Alison Boyle was born.
Lynn Olsen-Pagano was born.
1962 - Former Gestapo official Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel.
Alex Karinsky was born.
1938 - The first issue of Action Comics, featuring Superman, was published.
1968 - Helen Keller, blind and deaf author-lecturer, died.
1980 - Cable News Network (CNN) debuted.
1886 - Grover Cleveland became the first U.S. president to get married in the White House.
1941 - Baseball great Lou Gehrig died of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), a rare type of paralysis now referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Grace Miller was born.
1937 - The Duke of Windsor (formerly Edward VIII) married Wallis Simpson.
1989 - Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini died.
Helen Timlin-Kilgallen was born.
Victoria Barber was born.
Jessica McCormick was born.
1896 - Henry Ford took his first car out for a test drive.
2003 - Martha Stewart was indicted on charges of insider trading.
Jen Hynes Sullivan was born.
1752 - Benjamin Franklin flew a kite for the first time to demonstrate that lightning was a form of electricity.
1968 - Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot by an assassin and died the next day.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS