Giles Corey is pressed to death after refusing to plead in the Salem witch trials.
Poet John Keats composed the ode "To Autumn", which begins:
Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;
Conspiring with him how to load and bless
With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;
Two French shepherd children experience a Marian apparition on a mountaintop near La Salette, France, now known as Our Lady of La Salette.
Comedian Ben Turpin born in New Orleans.
President James A Garfield dies of gunshot wound received on July 2nd by a deranged federal office seeker.
Writer William Golding (Lord of the Flies) born in St. Columb Minor, Cornwall, England.
Writer and editor for the New Yorker, Roger Angell born In New York City.
Mickey Mouse's screen debut (Steamboat Willie)
Actor Adam West(Batman) Walla Walla, Washington.
Model Twiggy born in London.
Silent film star Charlie Chaplin has his re-entry permit revoked by the United States after a trip to England.
Nikita Khrushchev is barred from visiting Disneyland due to security concerns.
Singer, songwriter Gram Parsons (The Byrds) dies of an accidental overdose at the Joshua Tree Inn in Room #8 at the Joshua Tree National Park.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Sansculottides 3 La Fête du Travail