HISTORY TODAY

-1656 – The General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony enacts the first punitive legislation against the Religious Society of Friends.
– 1758 – Seven Years’ War: Frederick the Great suffers a rare defeat at the Battle of Hochkirch.
– 1805 – War of the Third Coalition: A French corps defeats an Austrian attempt to escape encirclement at Ulm.
– 1908 – The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2–0, clinching the 1908 World Series; this would be their last until winning the 2016 World Series.
– 1998 – Eric Rudolph is charged with six bombings, including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.
– 2003 – The Steve Bartman Incident takes place at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.[9]
– 2004 – MK Airlines Flight 1602 crashes during takeoff from Halifax Stanfield International Airport, killing all seven people on board.
– 2015 – A suicide bomb attack in Pakistan kills at least seven people and injures 13 others.
– 2017 – A massive truck bombing in Somalia kills 358 people and injures more than 400 others.