This was 111th day of the year and 254 days remained in the year.
Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), author of the novel Huckleberry Finn, died at the age of 74.
Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the notorious World War I German flying ace known as the "Red Baron," was killed in action today.
South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu resigned.
Timothy McVeigh was arrested in connection with the Oklahoma City bombing.
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