0323-BC Alexander the great dies of fever at Babylon
1373-Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Alliance (world\s oldest) signed
1611-John Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication
1798-Mission San Luis Rey de Francia founded in California
1871-hurricane kills 300 in Labrador
1886-King Ludwig II of Bavaria drowns
1898-Yukon Territory of Canada organized - Dawson chosen as capital
1900-China\s Boxer Rebellion against foreigners & Christians
1913-Yanks win 13th game of year after losing 36 games
1921-Yanks\ pitcher Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs beating Tigers 11-8
1924-Yanks win by forfeit over Tigers. 3rd forfeit win
1927-Ticker-tape parade welcomed Charles A Lindbergh to NYC
1933-1st sodium vapor lamps installed Schenectady NY
1933-Federal Savings & Loan Association authorized
1937-Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive HRs against St Louis Browns
1944-Nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) buzz-bomb attacks
1948-Babe Ruth\s #3 is retired
1963-Vostok 6 launched Valentina Tereshkova 1st woman cosmonaut
1966-Miranda vs Az decision-Suspect must be informed of rights
1967-Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st black Supreme Court justice
1971-NY Times began publishing Pentagon Papers
1977-Convicted assassin James Earl Ray recaptured
1977-Former Supreme Court Justice Tom C Clark died in NY at 77
1980-"Rep John Jenrette Jr (D-SC) indicted in \""Abscam\"" investigation"
1981-A teen-ager fired six blanks at Queen Elizabeth II
1982-Fahd becomes king of Saudi Arabia when King Khalid dies at 69
1983-Pioneer 10 is 1st man-made object to leave Solar System
1986-Benny Goodman the clarinet playing King of Swing died in NY at 77
1986-Pres Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency
1987-Geraldine Page dies