Lead Story
Gold discovered in the Yukon, 1896
American Revolution
Continentals routed at Camden, South Carolina, 1780
Automotive
Los Angeles jury clears John Z. DeLorean of drug charges, 1984
Civil War
Confederate General John Chambliss is killed, 1864
Cold War
Paul Robeson loses appeal over his passport, 1955
Crime
Auto exec DeLorean cleared in drug-trafficking case, 1984
Disaster
Plane crashes into highway, 1987
General Interest
Detroit surrenders without a fight, 1812
Babe Ruth dies, 1948
Moroccan king survives attack by own air force, 1972
Elvis Presley dies, 1977
Hollywood
Madonna born, 1958
Literary
Poet Charles Bukowski is born, 1920
Music
The Ramones play their first public gig at CBGB's in downtown Manhattan, 1974
Old West
George Carmack discovers Klondike gold, 1896
Presidential
Tyler is burned in effigy outside White House, 1841
Sports
Batter sustains fatal injury at plate, 1920
Vietnam War
General Khanh ousts General Minh as chief of state, 1964
Congress investigates antiwar demonstrators, 1966
Tonkin Gulf Resolution challenged, 1967
Heavy air attacks on North Vietnam, 1972
World War I
Battle of Langemarck, 1917
World War II
Senior U.S. POW is released, 1945
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