1785 – The Treaty of Hopewell is signed between the Confederation 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 Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
1919 – US-born Lady Astor elected first female member of British House of Commons.
1922 – Captain Cyril Turner (RAF) gives 1st skywriting exhibition (NYC) Turner spelled out “Hello USA. Call Vanderbilt 7100.” 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 Coconut Grove nightclub in Boston.
1948 – “Hopalong Cassidy” premieres on TV.
1956 – Photography begins on “…& God Created Women”
1958 – US reports 1st full-range firing of an Intercontinental ballistic missile.
1965 – Browns’ Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt returns yards (109)
1974 – Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years.
1983 – 9th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 6-is launched.
1986 – US Regan administration exceeds SALT II arms limitations for 1st time.
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 Correctional 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: