Sir Francis Drake lands on the coast of California and names it New Albion.
Battle of Bunker Hill (Breed’s Hill) during the American Revolution.
1st Republican national convention, held in Philadelphia.
Statue of Liberty arrives in New York on the Isere, a French ship.
Japan declares war on China.
Five men arrested after being caught attempting to bug the DNC office at the Watergate Complex.
O.J. Simpson engages in a one and half hour car chase with LA police after failing to turn himself in on murder charges.
Newt Gingrich (1943)
Tory Burch (1966)
Fashion Designer, CEO
Venus Williams (1980)
Professional Athlete (Tennis)
Barry Manilow (1943)