1. 1809: Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born in Hardin County (now LaRue County), Kentucky.

2. 1909: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded in New York City.

3. 1924: George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” premiered in New York City.

4. 1994: Four men were convicted for the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York City in 1993.

5. 2020: The Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy amidst a wave of sexual abuse lawsuits.