Thomas Jefferson becomes the first secretary of state, the Dachau concentration camp opens, The Beatles release their first album, and the Comet Hale-Bopp does a fly-by, all on this day.
1993: Cleveland Indians pitchers Steve Olin and Tim Crews are killed in a boating accident on Little Lake Nellie in Clermont, Fla. Bob Ojeda was seriously injured in the accident, in which their boat struck a pier. It was the first death of active major league players since Thurman Munson in 1979.
Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island
David Shankbone/Wikimedia Commons
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