The "frankfurter" is born, the Holland Tunnel opens to traffic, the Supreme Court integrates Alabama's public buses, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated, and water is found on the moon, all on this day.
1850: Author Robert Louis Stevenson, best known for the novels "Treasure Island," "Kidnapped" and "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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