The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History
1903 Ford Motor Co. was incorporated.
1933 President Roosevelt opened his New Deal recovery program
1967 The three-day Monterey International Pop Music Festival – which catapulted Jimi Hendrix, the Who and Janis Joplin to stardom – opened in northern California.
1996 Russian voters went to the polls in their first independent presidential election; the result was a runoff between President Boris Yeltsin, the eventual winner, and a Communist challenger.