1785 – The Treaty of Hopewell is signed between the Confederation of Congress of the United States of America and the Cherokee people.
1871 – Ku Klux Klan trials began in Federal District Court in South Carolina.
1908 – 154 men die in coal mine explosion at Marianna, Pennsylvania.
1914 – World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
1922 – Captain Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC). Turner spelled out “Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7200” 47,000 called.
1929 – Richard E. Byrd makes his 1st South Pole flight.
1933 – A Dallas grand jury delivers a murder indictment against Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow for the January 1933 killing of Tarrant County Deputy Malcolm Davis.
1942 – 492 die in a fire that destroyed Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston.
1944 – US 121st Infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen.
1948 – “Hopalong Cassidy” premieres on TV.
1958 – US reports 1st full-range firing on an Intercontinental ballistic missile.
1964 – Mariner 4 launched, 1st probe to fly by Mars.
1969 – Ted Sizemore becomes 7th Dodger to win NL Rookie of Year.
1974 – Bowie Kuhn suspends Yankee owner George Steinbrenner for 2 years.
1983 – 9th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 6-is launched.
1984 – Over 250 years after their deaths, William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn are made Honorary Citizens of the United States.
1986 – OPEC reaches oil production accord.
1994 – In Portage, Wisconsin, convicted serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is clubbed to death by an inmate in the Columbia Correction Institution gymnasium.
1995 – James Brady, former white house press secretary, suffers a heart attack.
2016 – “Hamilton” sets new record for most money earned in a week on Broadway – $3.3 million.Share: