On Nov. 25, 1758,
in the French and Indian War, the British captured Fort Duquesne in present-day Pittsburgh.
baseball great Joe DiMaggio was born in Martinez, Calif.
the body of President John F. Kennedy was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
Sugar Ray Leonard regained the World Boxing Council welterweight title when Roberto Duran quit in the eighth round of their fight in New Orleans.
President George W. Bush signed legislation creating the Department of Homeland Security, and appointed Tom Ridge to be its head.
judges in Arkansas and Mississippi ruled the states’ bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional.