French surrender Quebec to the British.
George Washington lays cornerstone for U.S. Capitol, which would not reach its present state until 1892.
First publication of New York Daily Times, now New York Times.
North Vietnamese Army begins infiltrating South Vietnam.
Get Smart premieres.
Jimi Hendrix dies of drug overdose at party in London.
Patty Heart is arrested after a year on the FBI’s Most Wanted List.
Lebanese Christian militia begin killing 600 Palestinians in refugee camps during Israel’s invasion of Lebanon. An Israeli government inquiry found that Defense Minister Ariel Sharon bore personal responsibility for the massacre.
Joe Kittinger completes the first solo balloon across the Atlantic.
ICANN is formed.
Buddhist monks join protests in Mynamar starting what has been called the Saffron Revolution.
Darryl Sittler, Hockey Hall of Fame
Rick Pitino, College Basketball Coach
Ronaldo, one of 3 3-time FIFA Players of the Year