In 1800, John Adams became the first president of the United States to reside in the Executive Mansion (later named the White House). In 1848, the Boston Female Medical School, the first medical school for women, opened. In 1993, the Maastricht Treaty went into force, formally establishing the European Union.
Stephen Crane (1871-1900), writer; Gary Player (1935- ), golfer; Lyle Lovett (1957- ), singer; Anthony Kiedis (1962- ), musician; Toni Collette (1972- ), actress; Jenny McCarthy (1972- ), actress; Penn Badgley (1986- ), actor
In 1959, NHL goalie Jacques Plantes of the Montreal Canadiens wore the first goalie facemask, which he designed himself.
John Adams was the only president elected as a member of the Federalist Party.
"It's harder to write songs when you're happy than it is when you're miserable. Who wants to hear how happy you are?" – Lyle Lovett