1825 – Unseasonable hurricane hits NYC.
1896 – Henry Ford takes his 1st Ford through streets of Detroit.
1912 – Massachusetts passes 1st US minimum wage law.
1917 – American men begin registering for the draft.
1927 – Johnny Weissmuller set swim records in 100-yard & 200-yard free-style.
1934 – Dr. Fredrick Banting, co-discoverer of Insulin, is knighted.
1942 – Capitol Record Co. opens for business.
1942 – “Mrs Miniver” based on novel by Jan Struther, directed by William Wyler and starring Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon is released in the US (Best Picture 1943).
1947 – US House of Representatives approves Taft-Hartley Act.
1955 – “Mickey Rooney Show” TV comedy last airs on NBC.
1964 – LA Dodger Sandy Koufax 3rd no-hitter beats Philadelphia Phillies, 3-0.
1968 – Don Drysdale pitches his 6th straight shutout, en routs to 58 innings.
1973 – A patent for the ATM is granted to Don Wetzel, Tom Barnes and George Chastain.
1975 – Oldest animal fossils in US discovered in North Carolina.
1984 – 18th Music City Country Awards: Statler Brothers
1990 – Dr. Jack Kevorkian assists an Oregon woman to commit suicide, beginning a national debate over the right to die.
1997 – UN Security renews its “oil-for-food” initiative whereby Iraq may sell $2 billion worth of oil to buy food, medicine and other necessities to alleviate civilian suffering under the sanctions imposed when it invaded Kuwait in 1990.
2012 – US drone attack kills 15 militants in Pakistan, including high ranking al-Qaeda official Abu Yahya al-Libi.
2018 – Former US President Bill Clinton and James Patterson publish a thriller novel “The President is Missing” together.
2018 – US President Donald Trump tweets “I have the absolute right to PARDON myself”Share: