Plus the First Lady tesifies.
And the Pope is serenaded by a singer in a cowboy hat.
Today is World Rabies Day.
1941: Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox finished the season with a batting average of .400. He was last major leaguer to hit .400. 19 years later, to the day, in his last major-league at bat, he hit a 420-foot home run. He was known as the Splendid Splinter.
1993: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was the administration’s lead witness in congressional hearings on the U.S. healthcare program.
This singer wore a white cowboy hat for a concert audience that included Pope John Paul II in Bologna, Italy, on this date in 1997. He sang…Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door. It was Bob Dylan.