Earthquake at Pompeii in 62.
First Japanese Catholic Persecution begins in 1597.
The largest gold nugget in history found in Canada - 1869,
FDR's launch of his plan to
Franco comes to power in Spain - 1939.
"I have come out of Bataan and I will return" - the return occurs this day in 1945.
Apollo 14 landing - 1971.
It's also the birthday of James Otis, Red Buttons, and Sara Evans (!).