Today in History in 1567 Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison in Scotland; in 1880 the Salvation Army formed in London; and in 1989 four hole-in-ones were recorded at the US Open, all on the 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price), only 17 had been recorded in the history of the tournament.
Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:
1567 - Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned in Lochleven Castle prison Scotland
1624 - Judge directs US colony Virginia to English crown
1858 - Abraham Lincoln says "A house divided against itself cannot stand" accepting Illinois Republican Party's nomination for the Senate
1880 - Salvation Army forms in London
1903 - Ford Motors under Henry Ford incorporates
Ford Motor Company Founder Henry FordFord Motor Company Founder Henry Ford 1903 - Pepsi Cola company forms
1903 - Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage by leaving Oslo, Norway.
1904 - Bloomsday (date of events in James Joyce's Ulysses)
1909 - Jim Thorpe makes his pro baseball pitching debut for Rocky Mount (ECL) with 4-2 win, this will cause him to forfeit his Olympic medals
1932 - President Hoover & VP Charles Curtis renominated by Rep Convention
1935 - US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"
1961 - Dave Garroway is fired as Today Show host
1989 - Only 17 hole-in-ones recorded since US Open began, today 4 more are made all on 6th hole (Weaver, Wiebe, Pate & Price)
2000 - Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Sheba Farms.
1829 - Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)
1838 - Cushman Davis, American politician (d. 1900)
1890 - Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy)