TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Arizona Republic - - Valley&state - Robert Frost Amer­i­can poet (1874-1963)

the pas­sen­gers and crew of the Mayflower sighted Cape Cod.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Robert M. White be­came the first pi­lot to fly an X-15 rocket plane at six times the speed of sound.

a Saturn V rocket car­ry­ing an un­manned Apollo space­craft blasted off from Cape Kennedy on a suc­cess­ful test flight.

Com­mu­nist East Ger­many threw open its borders, al­low­ing cit­i­zens to travel freely to the West. Joy­ous Ger­mans danced atop the Ber­lin Wall.

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