Kevin Hoy is joining us with a look at what happened
on this day in history.
On July 7-th, 18-65.
four conspirators in the assassination of President
Abraham Lincoln were hanged in Washington D-C.
Four Hanged in Connection with Lincoln's Death
Photo: AP Photo/George Eastman HouseJuly 7, 1865
-Conspired with John Wilkes Booth to kill President
-Hanged at Fort McNair in Washington D.C.
-Among them was the first woman executed by the U.S.
The four were part of John Wilkes Booth's plot to
kill the president.
as well as Secretary of State William Seward and Vice
President Andrew Johnson.
Among the conspirators was Mary Surratt suh-RAT.
who became the first woman to be executed by the U-S
On this day 60 years ago.
the singing career of the King of Rock 'n Roll was
given a shot in the arm.
as Elvis made his radio debut.
That's All Right
The response from listeners was so overwhelming that
the D-J played the song on repeat for the last two
hours of his show before interviewing Elvis live on
On this day in 19-81.
president Ronald Reagan appointed Sandra Day O'Connor
as the first female member of the Supreme Court of
the United States.
She was sworn in by Chief Justice Warren Burger three
as the 102-nd justice in the high court's 191 year
O'Connor served on the Supreme Court for nearly 24
years before retiring.
Eight years ago in 2005.
a series of explosions on London's transport system
killed 56 people and injured hundreds more.
Terrorist bombers attacked London Underground trains
with three bombs.
while a fourth exploded on a double- decker bus.
It all happened during the peak of the city's rush
Al-Qaeda ultimately claimed responsibility for the
It was the worst attack on London since the end of
the Second World War.