1785 – The Treaty of Hopewell is signed between the Confederation Congress of the United States of America and the Cherokee people.
1861 – Confederate Congress officially admits Missouri to Confederacy.
1871 – Ku Klux Klan trials began in Federal District Court in South Carolina.
1906 – Tommy Burns & Jack O’Brien fight to a draw in 20 for heavyweight boxing title.
1907 – In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrape-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.
1914 – World War I: Following a war-induced closure in July, the New York Stock Exchange re-opens for bond trading.
1925 – Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville, Tennessee.
1929 – Richard E. Byrd makes his 1st South Pole flight.
1932 – Groucho Marx performs on radio for the first time.
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.
1948 – “Hopalong Cassidy” opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 performances.
1953 – “Wish You Were Here” closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 597 performances.
1957 – “Look Homeward, Angel” play based on the book by Thomas Wolfe adapted by Ketti Frings and starring Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC.
1969 – Ted Sizemore becomes 7th Dodger to win NL Rookie of Year.
1975 – “As the World Turns” and “The Edge of Night”, the final two American soap operas that had resisted going to pre-taped broadcasts, air their last live episodes.
1984 – Republican Robert Dole is elected Senate majority leader.
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: