63 BC – Caesar Augustus, founder of the Roman Empire and the first Roman Emperor is born.
1789 – The first Supreme Court of the United States is established. President Washington nominated John Jay to preside as chief justice, and John Rutledge, William Cushing, John Blair, Robert Harrison, and James Wilson to be associate justices until death or retirement.
John Jay, Chief Justice of the first Supreme Court
1828 – Shaka Zulu assassinated
Peel Castle on the Isle of Man
1944 – FDR defends his dog from Republican attacks. It’s a dog’s life at The White House!