In 1911, Eugene Ely landed an airplane on the USS Pennsylvania near San Francisco for the first-ever landing on a ship. In 1964, planners unveiled designs for New York City's World Trade Center. In 2015, Pope Francis celebrated an outdoor mass before a record crowd of 5-6 million people in Manila, Philippines.
Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755), political philosopher; Daniel Webster (1782-1852), statesman/orator; A. A. Milne (1882-1956), children's author; Cary Grant (1904-86), actor; Danny Kaye (1911-87), entertainer; Curt Flood (1938-1997), baseball player; Kevin Costner (1955- ), actor; Mark Rylance (1960- ), actor; Mark Messier (1961- ), hockey player; Jason Segel (1980- ), actor; Angelique Kerber (1988- ), tennis player
In 1976, wide receiver Lynn Swann gained 161 yards on four receptions and was named MVP as Pittsburgh defeated Dallas, 21-17, in Super Bowl X.
The United Nations designated 11 convict sites in Australia—used as prisons by the British empire in the 18th and 19th centuries—as World Heritage sites in 2010.
"One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries." – A. A. Milne