1752 Benjamin Franklin shows that lightning is electricity.1775 George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.1911 IBM is incorporated.1924 Native Americans are proclaimed United States citizens.1934 The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded. Famous Birthdays:
1958 Wade Boggs (Baseball player)1963 Helen Hunt (Actress)1964 Coutney Cox (Actress)1969 Ice Cube (Rapper)1973 Neil Patrick Harris (Actor)1984 Tim Lincecum (Baseball pitcher)
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