1914 - Austria-Hungary issued an ultimatum to Serbia following the killing of Archduke Francis Ferdinand by a Serb assassin. The dispute led to World War I.
1967 - In Detroit, MI, rioting that claimed some 43 lives.
1977 - A jury in Washington, DC, convicted 12 Hanafi Muslims of charges stemming from the hostage siege at three buildings the previous March.
1997 - Police in Miami Beach, FL, found the body of Andrew Cunanan. He was the suspected killer of Gianni Versace.
1973 - In St. Louis, Missouri, 38 people were killed when an Ozark Air Lines flight crashed while attempting to land in a thunderstorm. Seven people survived the crash.
1982 - On the island of Kyushu, Japan, at least 307 people were killed by monsoon rains, floods and mud slides.
2011 - Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London home. She died at the age of 27 from accidental alcohol poisoning.
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