The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History
1781 The planet Uranus was discovered by Sir William Herschel.
1852 “Uncle Sam” made his debut as a cartoon character in the New York Lantern.
1884 Standard Time was adopted throughout the United States.
1964 Thirty-eight neighbors ignored the screams of Kitty Genovese, 28, as she was stabbed to death in Queens, New York.