Jen Poyant was born.
Robert Allen was born.
1908 - Lt. Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, be-came the first airplane fatality when the craft crashed.
2004 - Barry Bonds became the third baseball player to hit 700 career home runs, joining Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth.
Leah Shapiro was born.
Lisa DeFillipo was born.
1851 - The first edition of The New York Daily Times, which later became The New York Times, was published.
1970 - 27-year-old rock star, Jimi Hendrix, died in London.
Kristin O’Grady-Franchock was born.
Joan Ward George was born.
1881 - President James Garfield died of a gunshot wound caused by a disappointed office-seeker the previous July 2.
1957 - The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test in the Nevada desert.
Melissa Taylor was born.
Jen Walls was born.
1973 - Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in a battle of the sexes tennis match.
Virginia Dobles was born.
Lynn Iudica was born.
Alanna Hogan was born.
1938 - A hurricane struck New York and New England with extensive damage and more than 600 deaths.
1996 - John F. Kennedy, Jr., married Carolyn Bessette.
Craig Carey was born
Anna Murphy was born.
1776 - Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy during the Revolutionary War.
1862 - President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, proposing to free all slaves of rebel states as of Jan. 1, 1863.
Al Bags was born.
Kathy Moriarty-Courtney was born.
1806 - After a three-year journey to the Pacific Northwest, the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis.
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