1940 - Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married.
2004 - Ken Jennings ended his 74-game winning spree on the game show, Jeopardy!
Sean Boyle was born.
Julia Dionne was born.
Chris Thomas was born.
1824 - The presidential election between John Q. Adams, Andrew Jackson, William Crawford, and Henry Clay was turned over to the House of Representatives due to the lack of an electoral-vote majority.
1998 - Exxon and Mobil agreed to merge, creating the world's largest corporation.
Olivia Becker was born.
Mike Scala was born.
Jon Sorocki was born.
1804 - Napoleon Bonaparte was crowned emperor of France in Paris by Pope Pius VII.
1980 – Sister Maura Clarke, a missionary nun, was assassinated in El Salvador.
Barbara King was born.
Lola Star was born.
Diane Cardwell was born.
1833 - Oberlin College in Ohio became the first coed institution of higher learning in the U.S.
1967 - Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard performed the world's first successful human heart transplant.
1783 - George Washington delivered his farewell address to his officers at Fraunces Tavern in New York City.
1993 - Rock musician and composer Frank Zappa died at age 52.
Dan Guarino was born.
1791 - Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died in Vienna, Austria, at age 35.
1933 - The 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing prohibition, was ratified.
Patricia McFadden was born.
Tori Dresch was born.
Sophia Skeans was born.
1884 - Construction of the Washington Monument was completed.
1973 - Gerald Ford was sworn in as vice president, replacing Spiro T. Agnew.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS