Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.
1975: Country music singer-songwriter and musician Lefty Frizzell, known for hit songs such as "Always Late (With Your Kisses)," "Long Black Veil," "Saginaw, Michigan" and "If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time," dies at the age of 47 after a massive stroke.
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