1835 - Henry Burden patented the horseshoe manufacturing machine.
1889 - The first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon.
1936 - The first edition of "Life" magazine was published.
1943 - During World War II, U.S. forces seized control of Tarawa and Makin from the Japanese during the Central Pacific offensive in the Gilbert Islands.
1988 - Wayne Gretzky scored his 600th National Hockey League (NHL) goal.