The "frankfurter" is born, the Holland Tunnel opens to traffic, the Supreme Court integrates Alabama's public buses, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated, and water is found on the moon, all on this day.
2004: Rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding member of the rap group Wu-Tang Clan whose real name was Russell Tyrone Jones, dies of a drug overdose at the age of 35 in New York City.
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