Patricia Rorke was born.
John McGunigle was born.
1890 - Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States.
1962 - Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The United States of America was born.
Neil Rowe was born.
Christine Mahoney-Schneider was born.
1826- Former presidents, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died.
1831 - Former president, James Monroe died.
1811 - Venezuela became the first South American country to declare independence from Spain.
1996 - Dolly, the first sheep cloned from adult cells, was born.
Kathy McCormack was born.
Donald Gallagher was born.
Norrin Radd was born.
1535 - Sir Thomas More was beheaded after refusing to join Henry VIII's Church of England.
1944 - A fire caused by inept fire-eaters in the main tent of the Ringling Brothers Circus in Hartford, Conn., killed over 160 people.
Eileen McLaughlin was born.
Christine Stengel Puma was born.
Michael Herman was born.
1946 - Italian-born Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini was canonized, becoming the first American saint.
1981 - President Ronald Reagan nominated Sandra Day O'Connor for the Supreme Court.
Patty Marsibilio was born.
Thomas Thompson was born.
Laura Johnson-Rivera was born.
Anthony Girlando was born.
Bianca Fortis was born.
1950 - General Douglas MacArthur was named commander-in-chief of the United Nations forces in Korea.
Joe Lupo was born.
Tom Jodice was born.
1997 - Boxer Mike Tyson was temporarily banned from boxing for biting Evander Holyfield's ear.
1973 - The Bahamas became independent from Great Britain.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS