1977 – David Berkowitz was arrested for the Son of Sam killings,
1993 – Ruth Bader Ginsburg was sworn in as the second female U.S. Supreme Court justice.
Shane Kulman was born.
Owen Loof was born.
Dan Byrne was born.
Annie and Liam McCormick were born.
1934 – The first inmates arrived at the federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay.
1956 – Abstract artist Jackson Pollock died in an automobile accident.
Eileen McDerby was born.
1972 – The last American combat troops left Vietnam.
Michael McMahon was born.
Valerie Dare was born
Angelica Katz was born.
Rory Boyle was born.
AnnaClare Del Vecchio was born.
Leslie Mahoney was born.
1942 – Disney’s Bambi opened at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
1961 – The border between East and West Berlin was closed and marked with a barbed wire fence.
Rugby Bob Johnson was born.
Kelly Anaya was born.
Elisa Burke was born.
1935 – The Social Security Act became law.
2003 – The largest blackout in North American history hit the northeast.
George Boggiano was born.
1939 – The Wizard of Oz premiered in Hollywood.
1969 – Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened at Max Yasgur’s dairy farm in Bethel, New York.
Skylar Ronayne was born.
Jo Jo O’Grady was born.
Gerri-Lynn Morizzo was born.
James Johnson was born.
Louisa Louis was born.
1829 – The original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang, arrived in Boston.
1977 – Elvis Presley died at Graceland from heart failure at age 42.