Today in history, The Red Turban revolt breaks out in Guangdong, China in 1854.
Today in history, U.S. Marines set sail from San Diego to protect American interests in Mexico in 1913.
Today in history, Yank (see picture below) a weekly magazine for the U.S. armed services, begins publication in 1942.
Today in history, Surgeon Richard Lawler (see picture below) performs the first kidney transplant operation in Chicago in 1950.
Today in history, Millions of Americans watch former football player O.J. Simpson (see picture below)–facing murder charges–drive his Ford Bronco through Los Angeles, followed by police in 1994.