William II, sometimes referred to as William Rufus, the 3rd son of William the Conqueror, is crowned King of England.
He would die under rather mysterious circumstances while hunting.
Jonathan Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed), planter of apple groves throughout the Midwest, born in Leominster, Massachusetts.
Cartoonist and animator Winsor McCay (Little Nemo) born in Spring Lake, Michigan.
Poet T.S. Eliot (The Wasteland) born in St. Louis, Missouri.
American composer George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue) born in Brooklyn, New York.
The first of the televised presidential debates Nixon and Kennedy.
The Beatles release Abbey Road.
Australia II wins the America's Cup ending the New York Yacht Club's 132-year domination of the race.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Vendémiaire 5 Cheval