Lead Story
Blackout hits Northeast United States, 2003
American Revolution
Stamp Act remembered, 1776
Automotive
Hundred-year-old Michelin Man makes appearance in Monterey, 1998
Civil War
Confederate invasion of Kentucky begins, 1862
Cold War
Massive labor strikes hit Poland, 1980
Crime
A daughter poisons her father, 1751
The terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal is captured, 1994
Disaster
Logging accident sparks forest fire in Oregon Coast Range, 1933
General Interest
Russians settle Alaska, 1784
Peking relieved by multinational force, 1900
Hollywood
Steve Martin born, 1945
Literary
Richard Henry Dana sets sail from Boston Harbor, 1834
Music
Michael Jackson takes control of the Beatles' publishing rights, 1985
Old West
Montana "Vigilante X" is born, 1831
Presidential
FDR signs Social Security Act, 1935
Sports
Pitching ace throws first no-hitter, 1971
Vietnam War
Hanoi prepares for more air attacks, 1964
Seventh Marines land at Chu Lai, 1965
Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark reports on his tour of North Vietnam, 1972
U.S. bombing of Cambodia ceases, 1973
World War I
China declares war on Germany , 1917
World War II
Japan's surrender made public, 1945
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