Eddie McGrath was born.
Shivaun Prendergast was born.
1642 - The city of Montreal was founded by the French.
1980 - Mount St. Helens, in Washington state, erupted after being dormant for 123 years.
Roy Richter was born.
Desmond McGowan was born.
1536 - Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was beheaded.
1962 - Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday” to president John F. Kennedy.
1994 - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis died in New York.
1927 - Charles Lindbergh began the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight, departing from Long Island aboard the Spirit of Saint Louis.
1932 - Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Lynne Light was born.
Jim Murphy was born.
1956 - The first hydrogen bomb to be dropped by air exploded over the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
1999 - Susan Lucci finally won a Daytime Emmy on her 19th nomination.
Danielle Gannon was born.
1972 - Ceylon became Sri Lanka.
1992 - Johnny Carson hosted the last episode of his Tonight Show.
1830 - The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad began the first passenger service in the United States.
1934 - Bonnie (Parker) and Clyde (Barrow) were killed in a police shootout.
Kara Oberg was born.
Monica Edwards was born.
Raymond Marten was born.
1844 - Samuel Morse transmitted the first telegraph message, in which he asked, "What hath God wrought?"
1935 - Major League Baseball’s first night game was played under the lights at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the hometown Reds defeated Philadelphia, 2–1.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS