Marybeth Galvin was born.
1974 – Frank Robinson was named the first African-American manager in major league baseball.
1781 – The city of Los Angeles was founded by Spanish settlers.
Don Riepe was born.
Sally Imperato was born.
1997 – More than 2 billion people watched Princess Diana’s funeral on TV.
Brett Ferrentino was born
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Josephine Plant was born
1979 – The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) made its debut on cable TV
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Matthew Long was born.
Christian Le Gars was born.
Mark Boyle was born.
Amanda Havens was born.
Joanne O’Shaughnessy was born.
1776 – The Second Continental Congress changed the name of the nation to the United States of America, from the United Colonies.
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