The Beatles record their first single, Pete Rose sets a new mark for career hits, Kenneth Starr releases his report, and terrorists strike America, all on this day.
2005: Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Michael Brown resigns three days after losing his onsite command of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort. He's perhaps best known for President George W. Bush's praise of him in the wake of the hurricane, saying "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job."
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