King of France,Louis XVI born in Versailles, France.
Poet Edgar Lee Masters (Spoon River Anthology) born in Garnett, Kansas.
Humorist and critic, Will Cuppy born in Auburn, Indiana.
Cartoonist Ernie Bushmiller (Nancy) born in The Brox, New York
Actor/dancer Gene Kelly born in Pittsburgh.
Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco & Bartolomeo Vanzetti executed in the electric chair.
The two immigrants had been convicted of a 1920 armored-car robbery.
Keith Moon, drummer for the Who, born in London, England.
The Youth International Party chooses a boar hog named Pigasus as their choice of candidate for U.S. President at a press conference outside the Chicago Civic Center.
His campaigne slogan is "They nominate a President and he eats the people.
We nominate a President and the people eat him."
Former Beatle John Lennon allegedly had a UFO encounter along with his personal secretary, May Pang.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days