1770 – Marie Antoinette, at age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was 15.
1868 – U.S. President Andrew Johnson was acquitted during the Senate impeachment, by one vote on the 11th article.
1881 – In Germany, the first electric tram for the public started service.
1888 – The first demonstration of recording on a flat disc was demonstrated by Emile Berliner.
1914 – The American Horseshoe Pitchers Association (AHPA) was formed in Kansas City, Kansas.
1963 – After 22 Earth orbits Gordon Cooper returned to Earth, ending Project Mercury.
1965 – Spaghetti-O’s were sold for the first time.
1965 – The Beach Boys appeared on the “The Ed Sullivan Show” and performed “Help Me Rhonda”.
1966 – The Beach Boys album “Pet Sounds” was released.
1987 – The Bobro 400 set sail from New York Harbor with 3,200 tons of garbage. The barge travelled 6,000 miles in search of a place to dump its load. It returned to New York Harbor after 8 weeks with the same load. Yeah, your garbage, not in our back yard. (Image KALW)
1991 – Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress.