It is the 193rd day of the year, with only 172 days remaining.
1804 - Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.
1862 - The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.
1962 - The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.
2007 - U.S. Army Apache helicopters perform airstrikes in Baghdad, Iraq. Footage from the cockpit is later leaked to the Internet.