Battle of Bosworth Field brings an end to the War of the Roses with Henry VII's forces defeating Richard III.
The yacht America wins the first America's Cup in a 53 mile regatta around the Isle of Wight.
Cartoonist George Herriman (Krazy Kat) born in New Orleans.
American short story writer, poet, & critic Dorothy Parker born in Long Branch, New Jersey.
Cadillac Motor Company is founded.
Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson born in Chanteloup-en-Brie, France.
Blues great John Lee Hooker born in Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Writer Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451) born Waukegan, Illinois.
Actress Honor Blackman (Goldfinger) born in London.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Fructidor 5 Saumon