Today in history, Ottoman armies capture Tabriz in northwestern Persia in 1534.
Today in history, A group of 108 English colonists, led by Sir Richard Grenville, reaches Roanoke Island, North Carolina in 1585.
Today in history, English poet William Wordsworth (see picture below) visits the ruins of Tintern Abbey in 1798.
Today in history, Henry Schoolcraft discovers the source of the Mississippi River in Minnesota in 1832.
Today in history, Frank Sinatra (see picture below) records his first song, “From the Bottom of My Heart,” with the Harry James Band in 1939.