Dennis Cook was born.
Patrick Clark was born.
Sarah McGonigle was born.
Augusta Marino was born.
1927 - Transatlantic commercial telephone service began between New York and London.
1953 - Harry Truman announced that the U.S. had developed the hydrogen bomb.
Jill Brady was born.
1958 - Bobby Fischer won the United States Chess Championship for the first time at age 14.
1964 - President Lyndon Johnson announced his War on Poverty.
Paula Ann DiGioia was born.
1861 - Mississippi became the second state to secede from the Union.
1952- Jackie Robinson became the highest paid player in Brooklyn Dodger history.
1863 - The first underground passenger railway, the Metropolitan, opened in London.
1984 - The U.S. and the Vatican reestablished diplomatic relations after a 117-year break.
Sylvan Klein was born.
1973 - Baseball's American League adopted the "designated hitter" rule which allowed another player to bat for the pitcher. 2002 - The first al-Qaeda prisoners arrive at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Caitlin Boyle was born.
1773 - The first public museum in the U.S. was established in Charleston, S.C.
1915 - The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a proposal to give women the right to vote.
Walker Hornung was born.
Scott Ruscillo was born.
1999 - Michael Jordan announced his second retirement from the NBA. He would "unretire" again in 2001.
2002 - After 17,162 performances, The Fantasticks ended its almost 42-year off -Broadway run.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS