1865 – The billiard ball was patented by John Wesley Hyatt.
1886 – The tuxedo dinner jacket made its U.S. debut in New York City.
1933 – Dreft, the first synthetic detergent, went on sale.
1959 – Pan American World Airways announced the beginning of the first global airline service.
1965 – The Red Baron made his first appearance in the “Peanuts” comic strip. (Image: amazon.com)
1966 – The self-titled debut album from The Monkees was released.
1977 – Joe Namath played the last game of his National Football League (NFL) career
1978 – The U.S bill authorizing the Susan B. Anthony dollar was signed by U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
1987 – Tom McClean finished rowing across the Atlantic Ocean. It set the record at 54 days and 18 hours.