Return to Daily IQ 1935The Sultan of SwatThe legendary Babe Ruth hit his 714th and final home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates. His record stood until Hank Aaron broke it in 1974. 1787 The Constitutional Convention convened in Philadelphia under the leadership of George Washington, in order to establish a new U.S. government. 1925 John Scopes was indicted for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution. 1935 American track star Jesse Owens broke three world records and tied another in a little over an hour. 1965 Muhammad Ali knocked Sonny Liston out cold in the first round, after 1 minute and 56 seconds, for the world heavyweight title. 1968 The Gateway Arch was dedicated in St. Louis. 1969 Midnight Cowboy, the only x-rated film to win a best picture Oscar, was released. 1979 The worst air disaster in U.S. history (excluding the Sept. 11 attacks) occurred when a DC-10 crashed at Chicago's O'Hare airport, killing over 270 people. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: ?