Dina Hanning was born.
Metta Kaskel was born.
1959 - Fidel Castro becomes the 16th Prime Minister of Cuba after overthrowing Fulgencio Batista
1968-The country's first 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville, Ala.
Genny Gallagher Wickman was born.
Steve Stathis was born.
1801- The electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr was broken by the House of Representatives who elected Jefferson president.
1962-Beach Boys introduced a new musical style with their hit "Surfin."
Eddy Pastore was born.
1885 - “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain was published.
1953 - First 3D film “Bwana Devil” premieres in NYC.
Heather Leonard was born.
Jeannemarie Morris was born.
1878 - Thomas Edison patented the gramophone (phonograph).
1968 - The first nationwide broadcast of “Mr. Roger's Neighborhood” aired on PBS.
Dan Mundy Sr. was born.
1895 - Frederick Douglass, abolitionist, author, and orator, died.
1962 - John Glenn became the first American to orbit Earth.
Maryjo Carnacchio was born.
Laura Deckelman was born.
1878 - The first telephone book was issued (New Haven, Conn.).
1965 - Black nationalist leader Malcolm X was assassinated.
1879 - Frank Winfield Woolworth opened his first "Five Cent Store" in Utica, New York.
1935 - Airplanes were no longer permitted to fly over the White House.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS