Marc shares some of the events that happened on this day in history, including a slave uprising in Brazil, the shooting Fyodor Trepov, the Governor of Saint Petersburg, by the Russian revolutionary Vera Zasulich, and the shooting of Ozie Powell, a Scottsboro boy, the day after he is sentences to 75 years.
1949 – Aaron Neville, singer
1958 – Jools Holland, English singer-songwriter and pianist (Squeeze and Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra)
1986 – L. Ron Hubbard, American religious leader and author, founded the Church of Scientology (b. 1911)
1989 – Ted Bundy, American serial killer (b. 1946)
1993 – Thurgood Marshall, American jurist, 32nd United States Solicitor General, First Black Supreme Court Justice (b. 1908)
2006 – Chris Penn, American actor (b. 1965)
Sources: The People History; Wikipedia List of Historical Anniversaries; This Day in Women’s History; This Day in Jewish History; This Day in African History;History.com; History Orb; Yenoba; Phil Konstantin’s North American Indian History; and This Day in Music