1509: England's King Henry VIII married Catherine
1509: England's King Henry VIII married Catherine of Aragon.
1776: The Continental Congress formed a committee to draft a Declaration of Independence calling for freedom from Britain.
1977: Seattle Slew won the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown.
2001: Timothy McVeigh was executed by injection at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Ind., for the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people.