Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by Gen. Moses Cleaveland.
Wiley Post became the first person to fly solo around the world.
John Dillinger was shot to death outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater.
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “court packing” scheme was rejected by the U.S. Senate.
Congress restored Confederate general Robert E. Lee’s U.S. citizenship.
Greg LeMond won his third Tour de France. A Minnesota native, Lemond was the first American to win the great French cycling race.
Saddam Hussein’s sons, Uday and Ousay, were killed in a firefight.
Prince George of Cambridge is born. He is the first child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.
1822–84, Austrian monk noted for his experimental work on heredity.
poet and essayist (1849)
Stephen Vincent Benét
journalist, author (1908)
Oscar de la Renta
fashion designer (1932)