Philosopher William James born in New York City.
Alabama secedes from the United States.
Grand Canyon National Monument is created.
Blues harpist Slim Harpo born in Lobdell, LA.
The Whiskey-A-Go-Go opens on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Jimi Hendrix records Purple Haze.
Super Bowl IV - Chiefs beat the Vikings 23-7 in New Orleans.
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