On this day in 1973, a Senate vote confirmed Gerald Ford as vice president after Spiro Agnew resigned to avoid being indicted for allegedly accepting bribes. Ford was the first vice president to be selected under the terms of the 25th Amendment. In August of 1974, after President Nixon resigned too, Ford took the oath of office and became the 38th president of the U.S.
1978: Harvey Milk Killed
Former San Francisco supervisor Dan White shoots Milk and Mayor George Moscone.
1986: Oliver North Shreds Documents
In the Iran-Contra affair, the former national security council member destroys documents.
2009: Tiger Woods Scandal
The star golfer crashes his SUV outside his house. Soon details of his many affairs begin to leak to the public.
1940 Bruce Lee
1942 Jimi Hendrix
1955 Bill Nye
1957 Caroline Kennedy
1960 Tim Pawlenty
1970 Erik Menendez
1976 Jaleel White