Allison Puckhaber was born.
1973 – President Nixon signed the bill authorizing the construction of the Trans-
2004 – President George W. Bush nominated Condoleezza Rice to replace Colin
Powell as Secretary of State.
Marie Moriarty was born
Lauren Raphael McCallion was born.
Jaime Jordan was born.
Bob Moran was born.
Finbar Devine was born.
1973 – President Nixon said, “I am not a crook.”
Annie Graves was born.
Jim McDonald was born.
Christy Cook was born.
Colleen Brady was born.
Sean Heeran was born.
1928 – Mickey Mouse made his debut in Steamboat Willie.
1978 – Jim Jones, a U.S. pastor, led 914 of his followers to their deaths at Jonestown, Guyana, by drinking a cyanide-laced fruit drink. Cult members who refused to swallow the drink were shot.
Tom J. McVeigh was born.
John Edwards was born.
Bobby O’Hara was born.
Scott McCarthy was born.
1863 – Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the national cemetery on the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg, Pa.
1985 – Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for the first time in Geneva.
Maureen Blue-Kraus was born.
1945 – The war crimes trials of 24 German World War II leaders began in Nuremberg, Germany.
1962 – President John F. Kennedy agreed to lift the American blockade of Cuba, ending the Cuban missile crisis.
Maribel Araujo was born.
Brian Dickesheid was born.
Elizabeth Feeney was born.
Frank Gulluscio was born.
1922 – Georgia’s Rebecca Felton was sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first woman U.S. Senator.
1973 – The 18 1/2 minute gap in the Richard Nixon Watergate tapes was revealed.