Krissy Kelleher was born.
1962 - Philadelphia Warriors center Wilt Chamberlain scored an NBA-record 100 points in a basketball game.
2001- The Taliban began the destruction of ancient Buddha statues in Afghanistan.
Joseph Manno was born.
1845 - Florida became the 27th state in the United States.
1931 - The "Star-Spangled Banner" was adopted as the national anthem.
Joan Roughneen Donohue was born.
Ed Wilkinson was born.
1789- The Constitution of the United States went into effect.
1861 - Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated as president.
Frank Farrell was born.
1770- The Boston Massacre, a pre-Revolutionary incident that grew out of anger towards British troops, occurred. Five anti-British rioters were killed.
1933- In the last free elections in Germany until after World War II, the Nazi Party received 44% of the vote.
Michelle Gunn was born.
1981 - Walter Cronkite, "the most trusted man in America," retired from the CBS Evening News and was replaced by Dan Rather.
1997 - Queen Elizabeth II launched the first royal website.
Joe Miller was born.
Kathy Stathis was born.
Anna Wolfe was born.
1876 - Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for the telephone.
1945 - During World War II, U.S. troops crossed the bridge at Remagen, the first incursion into Germany by Allied forces.
Gerry Casey was born.
1948 - The Supreme Court ruled that religious instruction in public schools violated the Constitution.
1950 - The Soviet Union claimed to be in possession of the atomic bomb.
1965 - First U.S. combat troops arrived in Vietnam.
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