|2003||Jazz singer Diana Krall, 39, marries singer Elvis Costello, 49, in a private ceremony near London.|
|2000||Actor Werner Klemperer, who portrayed Colonel Klink on Hogan's Heroes, dies of cancer in New York City, at age 80.|
|1999||An aircraft maintenance company is convicted of improperly storing oxygen canisters that led to the 1996 ValuJet Flight 592 cargo hold fire and crash that killed 110 people.
|1993||Movie and radio actor Don Ameche dies of cancer in Scottsdale, Arizona, at age 85.|
|1988||Singer Roy Orbison dies of a heart attack in Madison, Tennessee, at age 52. |
|1985||Magician-author Walter B. Gibson, creator of The Shadow radio series, dies at age 87. |
Gerald Ford is sworn in as US vice president, following the resignation of Spiro T. Agnew.
(photo credit: NARA)
|1969||Four people die, including one knifed by a Hell's Angel biker, during a The Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California.|
|1950||Former child actress Shirley Temple marries San Francisco business executive Charles Black.|
US president Harry Truman dedicates Everglades National Park in Florida.
(photo credit: SoundWorks)
|1923||Calvin Coolidge becomes the first US president to have his Congressional address broadcast over radio. |
|1889||Jefferson Davis, former president of the Confederacy, dies in New Orleans. |
|1884||The Washington Monument is completed. |
|1790 ||The US Congress moves from New York to Philadelphia. |