This was 93rd day of the year and 272 days remained in the year.
First pony express service began.
Outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back by Bob Ford, one of his own gang members, reportedly for a $10,000 reward.
"Super Tornado Outbreak" strikes 13 U.S. states.
Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski was arrested.
A suspect in Madrid's March bombings blew up himself and three others.
14-year-old soccer star Freddy Adu became the youngest player in an American professional sport in over a century.
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.