The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record, and man heads to the moon, all on this day.
2012: William Asher, one of the most prolific early television directors, known especially for his work on "I Love Lucy" and "Bewitched," dies from complications of Alzheimer's disease at age 90 in Palm Desert, California. Asher directed more than 100 episodes of "I Love Lucy" and also produced "Bewitched" during its entire eight-year run. At that time, he was married to the show's star Elizabeth Montgomery, although they divorced soon after the series' cancellation in 1972. He also directed episodes of "Make Room for Daddy," "The Twilight Zone," "The Patty Duke Show," "Gidget," "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Alice," and several movies, including "Muscle Beach Party," "Bikini Beach" and "Beach Blanket Bingo."
Police in Warren County, New Jersey say a male has died after being stabbed Tuesday night.
Home Depot is investigating a hack that possibly exposed its customer payment information.
Officials now say a 15-year-old girl from New York was behind the wheel at the time of an accident that took the lives of three Bucks County high school students.
A New York man is in jail, accused of leaving two young children locked in a car while he was gambling at the Sands Casino in Bethlehem.
A Berks County man involved in a fatal boating accident will avoid prison if he completes a court-supervised program for first-time offenders.
A Bethlehem man accused of killing his wife in front of their three children pleaded guilty to second degree murder Tuesday morning.
A new autopsy shows a woman found dead in her apartment on Sunday was strangled.
Joan Rivers remains on life support five days after suffering respiratory and cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, her daughter said Tuesday.
Revel Casino Hotel closed its doors Tuesday morning, a little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.
A private school in Bucks County is under investigation for sex abuse, some cases dating back to the 1950s.
Another kidnapped American journalist has purportedly died at the hands of Islamic militants. Here's a look at other Americans who have been detained abroad and their fates.
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London burns, Atlanta falls to Union forces, Japan surrenders to end World War II, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates its opening with a star-studded jam, all on this day.
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