The Only Things That Happened on This Day in History
1455 The War of the Roses began
1939 The foreign ministers of Germany and Italy signed a “Pact of Steel” committing the two countries to a military alliance.
1868 The Great Train Robbery took place near Marshfield, Ind., as seven members of the Reno gang made off with $96,000 in cash, gold and bonds.
1992 Johnny Carson hosted NBC’s “Tonight Show” for the last time after nearly 30 years in the job.