In 1901, the first transatlantic radio transmission was received by inventor Guglielmo Marconi in Newfoundland. In 1963, Kenya gained its independence from Great Britain. In 2000, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore.
John Jay (1745-1829), jurist; William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879), journalist/abolitionist; Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), novelist; Edvard Munch (1863-1944), artist; Edward G. Robinson (1893-1973), actor; Frank Sinatra (1915-1998), singer; Bob Barker (1923- ), TV personality; Dionne Warwick (1940- ), singer; Jennifer Connelly (1970- ), actress.
In 1930, MLB’s Rules Committee issued a revised code; among many changes, balls that bounce into the stands were ruled automatic doubles, rather than home runs.
“To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.” – Gustave Flaubert
Frank Sinatra once wrote that rock and roll music was "the most brutal, ugly, degenerate, vicious form of expression it has been my displeasure to hear."