LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.
2001: Film director Michael Ritchie, who directed movies such as "The Candidate," "The Bad News Bears," "Semi-Tough," "Fletch," "Wildcats" and "The Scout," dies of complications from prostate cancer at the age of 62 in New York City. He's seen here in 1989 on the set of "Fletch Lives."
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