1605: Guy Fawkes is arrested in London in Gunpowder Plot to blow up British House of Lords.
1862: Pres. Abraham Lincoln removes Gen. George B. McClellan as commander of Union Army for second and final time.
1913: Actress Vivien Leigh is born in Darjeeling, British India.
1959: American Football League is announced with eight teams.
1960: Actor Ward Bond dies in Dallas, Texas at age 57.
1994: Former President Ronald Reagan writes public letter announcing he has Alzheimer's disease.
2009: U.S. Army major murders 13 and wounds 32 in mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas.