1493 The Great Fire in Moscow, Russia.1821 Jose de San Martin of Peru declares independence from Spain.1914 Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia starting WWI.1945 A US Army bomber accidentally crashes into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building Famous Birthdays:
1866 Beatrix Potter (Author of Peter Rabbit)1929 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (First Lady to President Kennedy)1943 Bill Bradley (NBA basketball player and US Senator)1945 Jim Davis (Cartoonist - Garfield)1948 Sally Struthers (Actress)1965 Lori Loughlin (Actress)
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