1850 - Flogging was abolished as a form of punishment in the U.S. Navy.
1960 – Ted Williams hits home run in last major league at-bat.
1968 – Today in history "Hey Jude" by The Beatles hits number
one on the Billboard Charts
1989 – Deposed Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos died in
exile in Hawaii
1991 – Miles David dies at the age of 65
2005 – House Majority Leader Tom DeLay was indicted by a Texas
grand jury on a charge of conspiring to violate political fundraising
laws. (The charge was later thrown out. Delay is awaiting trial on money
laundering and conspiracy charges.)
2005 – On this day in history the U.S. Treasury unveiled the new
$10 bill, which features splashes of red, yellow and orange.