In 1939, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt laid the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC.
In 1969, In Washington, DC, a quarter of a million protesters staged a peaceful demonstration against the Vietnam War.
In 1993, A judge in Mineola, NY, sentenced Joey Buttafuoco to six months in jail for the statutory rape of Amy Fisher. Fisher was serving a prison sentence for shooting and wounding Buttafuoco’s wife, Mary Jo.
In 1999, Representatives from China and the United States signed a major trade agreement that involved China’s membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO).