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.
1879: Legendary gunfighter Doc Holliday kills for the first time, after a dispute with a gunman at his Las Vegas, New Mexico, saloon. The details of the shooting vary, but Holliday was eventually acquitted in the killing.
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