In 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) was formed. In 1982, the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution failed when its ratification deadline passed. In 2007, an SUV exploded at Glasgow airport in Scotland in a terrorist attack.
Lena Horne (1917-2010), singer; Paul Berg (1926- ), biochemist; Robert Ballard (1942- ), oceanographer; David Alan Grier (1956- ), actor; Vincent D'Onofrio (1959- ), actor; Mike Tyson (1966- ), boxer; Lizzy Caplan (1982- ), actress; Fantasia Barrino (1984- ), singer; Michael Phelps (1985- ), Olympic swimmer
In 1994, Tonya Harding was stripped of the U.S. figure skating championship and banned for life from the sport for attacking rival skater Nancy Kerrigan.
Thirty-five states voted to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment; amending the Constitution requires ratification by 38 states.
"When one has much to put into them, the day has a hundred pockets." – Friedrich Nietzsche