This was 334th day of the year and 31 days remained in the year.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase was tried for political bias.
Irish author Oscar Wilde died in Paris at age 46.
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were married.
Barbados became independent of Great Britain.
The Brady Bill, requiring a five-day waiting period for handgun purchases, is signed.
Ken Jennings ended his 74-game winning spree on the game show, Jeopardy!
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