On this day :
1992 Teflon Don sentenced to life, 1776 Commodore Parker prepares for a naval strike on Charleston, 1902 Mercedes registered as a brand name, 1862 Lee confers with his generals before the Seven Days Battles, 1967 Lyndon B Johnson meets with Aleksei Kosygin, 1934 Even without the corpse a murderer is uncovered, 1944 Tornadoes hit West Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1956 Nasser elected president, 1959 Klaus Fuchs released, 2013 Wallenda makes Grand Canyon crossing on high wire, 1989 Batman released, 1929 Michael Shaara author of The Killer Angels is born, 1987 Tiffany visits the mall on her way to stardom, 1878 Frontiersman Martin Sweeny is murdered, 1927 Newspaper reveals Coolidge will be adopted into Sioux tribe, 1972 Nixon signs Higher Education Act, 1973 Haldeman encourages Nixon to ward off FBI, 1972 Title IX enacted, 1964 Johnson announces new ambassador to South Vietnam, 1969 North Vietnamese encircle Ben Het, 1915 First Battle of the Isonzo, 1940 Hitler takes a tour of Paris,