*  1877...Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the US Army

*  1891...Carnegie Hall opens in New York with Tchaikovsky as guest conductor

*  In 1904...Cy Young of Boston pitches a perfect game against Philadelphia A's

*  In 1941...the perfume CHANEL No. 5 was released

* In 1949...Tigers 2nd baseman Charlie Gehringer was selected to Hall of Fame

* In 1966, Willie Mays hits his 512th HR

* In 1973, Secretariat wins the 99th Kentucky Derby

Other Events - Tammy Wynette born in 1942 (d. 1998); Adele was born in 1988; Angelina Jolie married Billy Bob Thornton in 2000;

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