The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History
632 The Prophet Mohammed died in Medina.
1948 The “Texaco Star Theater” made its debut on NBC-TV with Milton Berle as guest host.
1968 authorities announced the capture in London of James Earl Ray, the suspected assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr
1998 The National Rifle Association elected actor Charlton Heston its president.
2001 British Prime Minister Tony Blair was elected to a second term in a landslide.