Apples and O's
This Day In History
Battle of Bannockburn begins.
The mutinous crew of Henry Hudson's fourth voyage sets Henry, his son and seven loyal crew members adrift in an open boat in what is now Hudson Bay; they are never heard from again.
William Penn signs a friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape Indians in Pennsylvania.
John Jacob Astor forms the Pacific Fur Company.
The Rocky Mountains Park Act becomes law in Canada creating the nation's first national park, Banff National Park.
In a game against the Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox pitcher Ernie Shore retires 26 batters in a row after replacing Babe Ruth, who had been ejected for punching the umpire.
Wiley Post and Harold Gatty take off from Roosevelt Field, Long Island in an attempt to circumnavigate the world in a single-engine plane.
U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin in Glassboro, New Jersey for the three-day Glassboro Summit Conference.
Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III of Scotland (d. 1486)
Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Italian Emiliano luthier, regarded as one of the finest craftsmen of string instruments in history (d. 1786)
King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom (d. 1972)
Alan Turing, English mathematician (d. 1954)
Bob Fosse, American choreographer (d. 1987)
June Carter Cash, American singer (d. 2003)
Vint Cerf, American computer scientist
Frances McDormand, American actress
Colin Montgomerie, Scottish golfer
Joss Whedon, American producer, director, and screenwriter