In 1996, the Ravens played their first regular season game against the Oakland Raiders, coming from behind to secure a 19-14 victory. (Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun photo)
1875: Writer Edgar Rice Burroughs, creator of Tarzan, was born in Chicago.
1939: World War II began with Germany’s invasion of Poland.
1945: Americans received word of Japan’s formal surrender that ended World War II.
1995: A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
Compiled by Laura Lefavor and Paul McCardell.