1934 - The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne. The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.
1998 - Dr. Susan Terebey discovered a planet outside of our solar system with the use of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
1999 - In Milan, Italy, Leonardo de Vinci's "The Last Supper" was put back on display after more than 20 years of restoration work.
Today in Sports History:
1995 - The White Sox and the Tigers combined for 12 home runs at Tiger Stadium.
2003 - Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) announced his retirement from the NHL. He left his career as the NHL leader in victories (551) and games played (1,029). He was also the all-time leader in playoff victories, games played and shutouts. Now he is their new coach.
2006 - Barry Bonds (San Francisco Giants) hit his 715th career home run. The home run allowed Bonds to pass Babe Ruth on the all time list into second place.