Yosemite National Park is established.
Ford Model T automobiles goes on sale at a price of $825.
Bonnie Parker, of Bonnie and Clyde fame, born in Rowena, Texas.
Black Sox Scandal World Series begins as a best of nine series.
The White Sox intentionally throw the series to satisfy gamblers.
Thirty-ninth President of the US, Jimmy Carter born in Plains, Georgia.
Esquire magazine begins publication.
Singer, actress Julie Andrews (Throughly Modern Millie) born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England.
Jackie Gleason's The Honeymooners premieres.
New York Yankees Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth's baseball home run record of 60.
Johnny Carson begins hosting the Tonight show on NBC-TV.
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