The Only Things That Happened on This Day in History
1643 Louis XIV became King of France at age 4 on the death of his father, Louis XIII.
1787 Delegates began gathering in Philadelphia for a convention to draw up the U.S. Constitution.
1904 The first Olympic games to be held in the United States opened in St. Louis.
1955 Representatives from the Soviet Union and seven other Communist bloc countries signed the Warsaw Pact in Poland.
1998 The hit TV series “Seinfeld” aired its final episode after nine years on NBC.