This was 314th day of the year and 52 days remained in the year.
Jack the Ripper killed his last victim, Mary Jane Kelly.
Author-poet Dylan Thomas died in New York at age 39.
A switch at a station near Niagara Falls failed. The Northeast and parts of Canada went dark for more than 13 hours.
Former French president Charles De Gaulle died at age 79.
Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.