Lead Story
World War II monument opens in Washington, D.C., 2004

American Revolution
Nathanael Greene takes command of Long Island, 1776

Automotive
The end of the road for Oldsmobile, 2004

Civil War
Union captures New Orleans, 1862

Cold War
American statesmen deny Lattimore's influence, 1950

Crime
Rodney King trial verdict announced, 1992

Disaster
Cyclone kills 135,000 in Bangladesh, 1991

General Interest
Joan of Arc relieves Orleans, 1429

First African-American college chartered, 1854

Dachau liberated, 1945

Riots erupt in Los Angeles, 1992

Britain's Prince William weds Kate Middleton, 2011

Hollywood
Daniel Day-Lewis born, 1957

Literary
Henry James' Transatlantic Sketches is published, 1875

Music
Hair premieres on Broadway, 1968

Old West
William Randolph Hearst is born, 1863

Presidential
Nixon announces release of White House Watergate tapes, 1974

Sports
Roger Clemens strikes out 20 batters in single game, 1986

Vietnam War
U.S.-South Vietnamese forces launch Cambodian "incursion", 1970

New casualty figures released., 1971

Operation Frequent Wind begins, 1975

World War I
British forces surrender at Kut, Mesopotamia, 1916

World War II
Adolf and Eva marry, 1945

International Military Tribunal indicts Hideki, 1946
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