|On This Day|
Sir Walter Scott 1771
Ethel Barrymore 1879
Oscar Peterson 1925
Bill Pinkney (The Drifters) 1925
Nicolas Roeg 1928
On This Day
1057 - Macbeth, the King of Scotland, was killed by the son of King Duncan. 1057 - Macbeth, the King of Scotland, was killed by the son of King Duncan.
1939 - The Wizard of Oz premiered in Hollywood, CA. Judy Garland became famous for the movie's song -Somewhere Over the Rainbow-
1948 - CBS-TV inaugurated the first nightly news broadcast with anchorman Douglas Edwards.
1974 - President Park Chung-hee, of South Korea, escaped an assassination attempt. His wife was killed in the attempt.
1992 - Four people were killed and 20 were injured in a shooting spree outside a club in Miami, Florida.