“Perhaps nobody has changed the course of history as much as the historians.” ~Franklin P. Jones, journalist
“It is a great pity that every human being does not, at an early stage of his life, have to write a historical work. He would then realize that the human race is in quite a jam about truth.” ~Rebecca West, writer
2003: The Concorde make its last commercial flight.
1989: After a weeks delay due to an earthquake, the world series between Oakland A’s and San Francisco Giants resume.
1988: Traveling Wilburys Volume One is released.
1989: Reverend Jim Bakker is sentenced to fifty years for fraud.
1984: Eleven members of the Colombo crime family are arrested.
1984: Steffi Graf plays her first pro tennis match.
1979: The competition was soft. New York Yankees manager Billy Martin is involved in a barroom altercation with Joseph Cooper, a Minnesota marshmallow salesman who requires 15 stitches.
1978: CBS raises music LPs (long playing record) prices to $8.98.
1973: John Lennon sues the U.S. government to admit that the FBI is tapping his phone
1963: Sandy Koufax is unanimous winner of Cy Young Award as best pitcher in the National League.