Pilgrims on the Mayflower spot land, Jack the Ripper kills for the last time, the PGA integrates, Rolling Stone magazine debuts, and the Berlin Wall begins to fall, all on this day.
1936: Singer-songwriter Mary Travers (right), a member of the folk music group Peter, Paul and Mary, is born in Louisville, Kentucky. Peter, Paul and Mary were one of the most successful folk-singing groups of the 1960s, with hit songs like "If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)," "Puff (The Magic Dragon)" and "Blowin' in the Wind." Travers died Sept. 16, 2009, at age 72 from complications arising from chemotherapy for leukemia.
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