On this day :
1957 Nevada is site of firstever underground nuclear explosion, 1777 Arnold and Gates argue at First Battle of Saratoga, 1973 Death of countryrock pioneer leads inspires car crime, 1862 Union forces defeat Rebels at the Battle of Iuka, 1959 Khrushchev barred from visiting Disneyland, 1995 Newspaper publishes Unabomber manifesto, 1985 Earthquake shakes Mexico City, 1881 President Garfield succumbs to shooting wounds, 1893 New Zealand first in womens vote, 1955 Peron deposed in Argentina, 1994 US forces land in Haiti, 1995 Unabomber manifesto published, 1990 Goodfellas opens, 2000 Michael Chabons Pulitzer Prizewinning novel debuts, 1985 The US Senate convenes the PMRC hearings on Capitol Hill, 1827 Jim Bowie stabs a Louisiana banker with his famous knife, 1881 President James Garfield dies, 1988 Louganis wins gold in springboard, 1966 Pressure mounts against continued US involvement in Vietnam, 1969 Nixon cancels draft calls for November and December, 1918 British offensive begins in Palestine, 1941 Germans bombard Leningrad,

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