Sauk tribal leader Black Hawk surrenders bringining to an end the Black Hawk War.
Writer Theodore Dreiser (An American Tragedy) born in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Surrealist photographer Man Ray born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Thirty-Sixth Presient of the US, Lyndon Johnson born in Stonewall, Texas.
Jazz musician Lester Young born in Woodville, Missouri.
The Battle of Ambos Nogales takes place in Nogales, Arizona when U.S. Army forces skirmish with Mexican Carrancistas and their German advisors.
Author, playwright, and composer, Ira Levin (Rosemary's Baby) born in Manhattan, New York.
Jazz muscian and composer Alice Coltrane born in Detroit, Michigan.
Travel writer William Least Heat-Moon (Blue Highways) born in Kansas City, Missouri.
Actress Tuesday Weld (Thalia Menninger in Dobie Gillis) born in New York City.
Comedian Paul Reubens aka Pee-Wee Herman born in Peekskill, New York.
Bob Dylan releases Highway 61 Revisited.
The body of Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier is found in the Mediterranean Sea at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin.
He had earlier gone in for a swim.
Beatles' manager Brian Epstein found dead of a drug overdose.
Democratic National Convention nominates Hubert Humphrey for president, as Chicago police riot against anti-war demonstrators outside.
Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan dies in a helicopter crash near Alpine Valley, Wisconsin.