Chester A. Arthur is inaugurated as the 21st President following the assassination of James Garfield (1881)
The first gasoline-powered car debuts in Springfield, MA (1891)
German SS murders at least 3,000 Jews in Letychiv, Ukraine (1942)
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is admitted to the United Nations (1977)
National Football League players begin a 57-day strike (1982)
b: Upton Sinclair (1878), Sam Church (1936), Anthony 'Van' Jones (1968); d: Eduard Wirths (1945)
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