Lead Story
Unusual succession makes Ford president, 1974
American Revolution
Guy Johnson predicts Indian allegiances, 1776
Automotive
Bridgestone/Firestone announces massive tire recall, 2000
Civil War
Rebels score narrow victory at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, 1862
Cold War
Arthur Walker found guilty of spying for Soviet Union, 1985
Crime
Manson cult kills five people, 1969
Disaster
Hurricane Belle strikes Eastern Seaboard, 1976
General Interest
Romans routed at Adrianople, 378
Owens wins 4th gold medal, 1936
JetBlue flight attendant quits job via escape slide, 2010
Hollywood
Actress Sharon Tate found murdered, 1969
Literary
Mystery writer Jonathan Kellerman born, 1949
Music
Jerry Garcia dies, 1995
Old West
Nez Perce fight Battle of Big Hole, 1877
Presidential
Ford is inaugurated, 1974
Sports
The Great One gets traded, 1988
Vietnam War
Marines launch Operation Cochise, 1967
Nixon leaves office, 1974
World War I
Walter Rathenau of AEG takes charge of German war production, 1914
World War II
Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, 1945
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