Lead Story
Dust storm sweeps from Great Plains across Eastern states, 1934

American Revolution
Washington recommends using German-American troops to Congress, 1776

Automotive
B.F. Goodrich Co. announces development of tubeless tire, 1947

Civil War
Confederate Cavalry General J.E.B. Stuart is mortally wounded, 1864

Cold War
Kim Philby dies, 1988

Crime
The Queen of Poisoners takes her toll, 1949

Disaster
Fire kills 50 at soccer stadium, 1985

General Interest
British prime minister assassinated, 1812


Minnesota enters the Union, 1858

Butcher of Lyon on trial, 1987

Deep Blue beats Kasparov, 1997


Hollywood
George Clooney makes return appearance on ER, 2000

Literary
Go Down, Moses, by William Faulkner, is published, 1942

Music
Bob Marley dies, 1981

Old West
Western writer Mari Sandoz is born, 1896

Presidential
President Carter puts in a long day at the office, 1977
Sports
Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in chess match, 1997
Vietnam War
President Kennedy orders more troops to South Vietnam, 1961

Paratroopers battle for "Hamburger Hill", 1969
World War I
Germans prepare to protest Versailles Treaty terms, 1919

World War II
Allies attack the Gustav line in drive for Rome, 1944

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