Sharon Gabriel was born.
1956 - The phrase "In God We Trust" was adopted as the U.S. national motto.
2002 - Lisa Leslie became the first woman to dunk in a professional basketball game.
1954 - Mount Godwin-Austen (K2), the world's second-highest peak, was climbed for the first time, by an Italian team led by Ardito Desio.
Sarah Romulo was born.
1946 - President Truman signed the congressional acts that established the Atomic Energy Commission and the Fulbright Scholarship program.
1981 - MTV made its debut at 12:01 AM. The first video shown was Video Killed the Radio Star by the Buggles.
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.
Suzanne Blum 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.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS