The Only Things That Happened On This day in History
1935 The Works Progress Administration was approved by Congress.
1952 President Harry S. Truman seized the steel industry to avert a nationwide strike.
1974 Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves hit his 715th career home run, breaking Babe Ruth’s record.
1977 The Clash’s self-titled debut album was released in Britain.
1994 Rock singer-musician Kurt Cobain of Nirvana was found dead in Seattle of a self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was 27.