Religion by state
1735: Paul Revere, the American patriot most famous for alerting Colonial militia of approaching British forces before the battles of Lexington and Concord, is born in Boston, Mass.
Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, Ellis Island opens, the Rose Bowl becomes the first college bowl game, Hank Williams dies, and the Y2K panic fizzles out, all on this day.
KITV has learned that Honolulu police have a suspect in custody after an 89-year-old woman was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon on South Beretania Street.
Until the sudden capture of Mosul in June, ISIS was of concern to Western governments but not a pressing priority.