Today is the 113th day of the year, with only 252 days remaining until the new year.
1014 - Irish king, Brian Boru defeats Viking invaders, but is killed at the Battle of Clontarf.
1635 - The first public school in the U.S., Boston Latin School, is founded in Massachusetts.
1942 - Baedeker Blitz occurs, when German bombers hit Exeter, Bath, and York in retaliation for the British raid on Lubeck.
1985 - Coca-Cola changes its formula and releases New Coke. The response is overwhelmingly negative, and the original formula is back on the market in less than 3 months.