"Istanbul was Constantinople"
The cities of Constantinople and Angora changed names to Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey.
Nathaniel Briggs patented a washing machine.
The Spanish Civil War ended.
Author Virginia Woolf drowned herself.
The most violent earthquake (9.2) in the United States struck Prince William Sound, Alaska.
Nuclear power plant accident at Three Mile Island, near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Supreme Court rules unanimously that an anonymous tip does not justify a stop-and-frisk action against a person.
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