Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.
Jazz trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke born in Davenport, Iowa.
Writer and the wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald & eight other women die in a sanitarium fire in Asheville, North Carolina.
She was 48.
International terrorist and founder of al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Tibetan Uprising Day
Commemorates the 1959 Tibetan uprising against the presence of the People's Republic of China in Tibet.
Thousands of Tibetans surrounded the Dalai Lama's palace to protect him from possible abduction.