THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Monday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2017. There are 146 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1882: The famous feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky erupted into full-scale violence.
2016: Ichiro Suzuki tripled off the wall for his 3,000th hit in the major leagues, becoming the 30th player to reach the milestone as the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 10-7.
IN THE WORLD
1947: The balsa wood raft Kon-Tiki, which carried a six-man crew 4,300 miles across the Pacific Ocean, crashed into a reef in a Polynesian archipelago; all six crew members reached land safely.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Former MLB pitcher Don Larsen is 88. Humorist Garrison Keillor is 75. Actor Wayne Knight is 62. Actor David Duchovny is 57. Actor Michael Shannon is 43. Actress Charlize Theron is 42.