*1870 US Congress creates the Department of Justice.
*1936 The Virgin Islands receive a constitution from the USA.
*1969 Judy Garland dies; Stonewall riots–birth of the gay rights movement.
*1972 “Man of LaMancha” opens at the Beaumont Theater and plays for 140 performances.
*1976 “Godspell” opens at the Broadhurst Theater and runs for 527 performances.
*1990 Nelson Mandela addresses the UN Special Committee Against Apartheid.
FAMOUS AND INFAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
Meryl Streep, Elizabeth Warren, Ben Hensley, Cyndi Lauper, Chuck Saculla, Jai Rodriguez, Kaitlin McCoy, Bob the Drag Queen