In 1431, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake for heresy. In 1922, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, DC. In 1958, unidentified soldiers from World War II and the Korean War were interred in Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns. In 2002, cleanup at the World Trade Center site in New York City ended, 8½ months after the September 11 attacks.
Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920), goldsmith/jeweler; Mel Blanc (1908-89), voice actor; Benny Goodman (1909-86), bandleader; Joseph Stein (1912-2010), playwright; Colm Tóibín (1955- ), writer; Wynonna Judd (1964- ), singer; Idina Menzel (1971- ), actress/singer; Manny Ramirez (1972- ), baseball player; Cee Lo Green (1974- ), singer/songwriter; Marissa Mayer (1975- ), business executive
In 1904, the Chicago Cubs Frank Chance was hit by five different wild pitches during a doubleheader against Cincinnati.
Joan of Arc was estimated to have been 19 years old when she was executed.
"Such will be a great lesson of peace; teaching men that what they cannot take by an election neither can they take by a war." – Abraham Lincoln