Charles Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal published.
General George Custer and 264 members of the 7th U.S. Cavalry were killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Writer George Orwell (1984) born in Motihari, India.
Harry K. Thaw shoots American architect Stanford White on the roof of New Yorks old Madison Square Garden, which White had designed.
Thaw shot White due to jealousy over the relationship between his wife, Evelyn Nesbitt Thaw, a former showgirl and White.
Joe DiMaggio continues his baseball hitting streak to 45 straight games with a home run breaking the record set by Wee Willie Keeler in 1897.
The comic strip of Krazy Kat by George Herriman was published.
Singer-songwriter Carly Simonborn in New York City.
The Korean War begins when forces from North Korea cross the 38th parallel dividing North from South Korea.
The Beatles record "All You Need Is Love" during a global telecast called Our World.
Singer Michael Jackson dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
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