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1734: American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman Daniel Boone, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States, is born in Pennsylvania, near what today is the city of Reading. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky.
The first parachute jump takes place, "Pretty Boy" Floyd is gunned down, football meets television, The Supremes top the charts, and "First Blood" dominates the box office, all on this day.
Hunt for stolen car, suspect following shot fired in Red Hill neighborhood
Angry clashes erupted Friday in the West Bank, as Palestinian leaders called for a "day of rage" in response to the shelling of a United Nations shelter that killed 16 people.