In 1969 a concert by the Rolling Stones at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, Calif., was marred by the deaths of four people.
1790: Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia.
1923: A presidential address was broadcast on radio for the first time as President Calvin Coolidge spoke to a joint session of Congress.
1947: Everglades National Park in Florida was dedicated by President Harry S. Truman.
1957: America's first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit blew up on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral.
2002: Actress Winona Ryder was sentenced to community service as part of a probationary term for stealing from a Saks Fifth Avenue store in Beverly Hills.