1946 Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs
1948 Mildred Gillars (Axis Sally), an American broadcaster employed by the Third Reich in Nazi Germany to proliferate propaganda during World War II, pleads not guilty to eight chargs of treason in Washington, D.C.
1948 Yanks, Boston & Cleveland are tied for 1st place in AL (91-56)
1990 Iraq invades the French and Dutch missions in Kuwait; French President Mitterrand called the action a violation of international law; a U.S. warship boards an Iraqi-flagged tanker bound for the port of Basrah
Event of Interest
1990Saddam Hussein states his willingness to strike first and his intention to damage oil fields in the region if Iraq does strike