1830 – President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act which relocates Native Americans.
1892 – John Muir organizes the Sierra Club.
1937 – Volkswagen is founded.
1972 – White House “plumbers” first break-in at the Democratic National Headquarters at Watergate Complex in Washington D.C.
1987 – Mathias Rust, an 18-year-old West German pilot, evades Soviet Union air defenses and lands a private plane in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
1996 – President Bill Clinton’s former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, Jim and Susan McDougal and Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.