In 1895, Oscar Hammerstein I opened the Olympia, the second theater in what would become New York City's theater district. In 1947, movie studio executives agreed to blacklist the "Hollywood 10," who were cited for contempt the previous day for not cooperating with the House Un-American Activities Committee. In 2002, President George W. Bush signed legislation creating the Department of Homeland Security.
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), financier/philanthropist; Virgil Thomson (1896-1987), composer/music critic; Joe DiMaggio (1914-99), baseball player; Amy Grant (1960- ), musician; Jill Hennessy (1968- ), actress; Christina Applegate (1971- ), actress; Joey Chestnut (1983- ), competitive eater
In 1980, Sugar Ray Leonard recovered the WBC welterweight boxing title when opponent Roberto Duran surrendered in the eighth round.
Joe DiMaggio hit .323 with 29 home runs in his rookie season with the New York Yankees in 1936.
"Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself." – Andrew Carnegie