In 1936, the first issue of Henry Luce's Life magazine was published. In 1954, more than 25 years after "Black Wednesday," the Dow Jones Industrial Average finally surpassed its pre-Great Depression high. In 2001, the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia charged former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic with genocide for his role in 1992-95 conflict.
Franklin Pierce (1804-69), U.S. president; Billy the Kid (1859-81), outlaw; Boris Karloff (1887-1969), actor; Erté (1892-1990), designer; Paul Celan (1920-70), poet; Joe Eszterhas (1944- ), screenwriter; Bruce Vilanch (1948- ), comedy writer; Miley Cyrus (1992- ), actress/singer
In 1919, the first play-by-play of a football game was broadcast on the radio.
The International Court of Justice in The Hague, the Netherlands, ruled February 26, 2007, that Serbia was not directly responsible for genocide in the Bosnia and Herzegovina conflict.
"You have summoned me in my weakness. You must sustain me by your strength." – Franklin Pierce, in his inaugural address