1880:John Lee Richmond pitched baseball's first perfect game. A perfect game occurs when no batter reaches a base during a complete game of at least nine innings.
1942:Anne Frank received a diary for her birthday.
1963:Civil rights leader Medgar Evers was fatally shot in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi.
1997:Interleague play began in baseball, ending a 126-year tradition of separating the major leagues until the World Series.