On this date:
1923: Adolf Hitler launched his first attempt at seizing power in Germany with a failed coup in Munich that came to be known as the “Beer-Hall Putsch.” 1932: New York Democratic Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated Republican Herbert Hoover for the presidency.
1950: The first jet-plane battle took place as U.S. Air Force Lt. Russell J. Brown shot down a North Korean Mig-15.
1974: A judge in Cleveland dismissed charges against eight Ohio National Guardsmen accused of violating the civil rights of students who were killed or wounded in the 1970 Kent State shootings.