United Mine Workers of America was founded.
Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated transcontinental telephone service.
The first Winter Olympic games opened at Chamonix, France.
President John F. Kennedy held the first presidential news conference carried live on radio and television.
Charles Manson was found guilty of murdering Sharon Tate and six others.
1882–1941, English Writer.
Joseph Louis Lagrange
mathematician and astronomer (1736)
George Edward Pickett
Confederate general (1825)
W. Somerset Maugham
soccer player (1942)
singer, songwriter (1981)
tennis player (1988)