This was 309th day of the year and 56 days remained in the year.
The Gunpowder Plot to blow up the English Parliament failed.
George B. Selden of Rochester, N.Y., received the first U.S. patent for an automobile.
Pianist Vladimir Horowitz died in New York at age 85.
Former Penn State defensive coordinator, Jerry Sandusky, is arrested on charges of 40 counts of sexual abuse over a 15-year period.
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