Emperor Heraclius returns the True Cross, one of the holiest Christian relics, to Jerusalem.
A fire destroys 856 buildings in New Orleans leaving the town in ruins.
Day the Millerites believed was the second coming of Christ.
Blues musician Son House born in Riverton, Mississippi.
The Beatles play the Cavern Club for the first time.
Alcatraz, a federal penitentiary on an island in San Francisco Bay, closes.
Kurt Vonnegut's novel Slaughterhouse-Five published.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Germinal 1 Primevère