The Pony Express begins, outlaw Jesse James is killed, the convicted Lindbergh baby kidnapper dies in the electric chair, the Unabomber is captured, and Iowa legalizes gay marriage, all on this day.
1958: Actor Alec Baldwin, best known for his roles in movies such as "Beetlejuice," "The Hunt for Red October," "Glengarry Glen Ross," "The Departed" and "The Cooler," and the TV sitcom "30 Rock," is born in Amityville, N.Y.
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