In 63 B.C.: Caesar Augustus was born in Rome.
In 1780: British spy John Andre was captured along with papers revealing Benedict Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point to the British.
In 1806: The Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis from the Pacific Northwest.
In 1846: The planet Neptune was discovered by German astronomer Johann Galle.
In 1957: Nine black students who had entered Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas were forced to withdraw because of a white mob outside.
In 1973: Former Argentine president Juan Peron was returned to power.