The Only Things That Happened On This Day In History
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the “Type-Writer.”
1985 All 329 people aboard an Air-India Boeing 747 were killed when the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Ireland, apparently because of a bomb.
1992 John Gotti, convicted of racketeering charges, was sentenced in New York to life in prison.
1993 Lorena Bobbitt of Prince William County, Va., sexually mutilated her husband, John, after he allegedly raped her.