Napoleon goes into exile, Wrigley gets lights, the "Dream Team" clinches gold in Barcelona, and the United States' debt rating takes a hit, all on this day.
1976: In the first game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals, the Chicago White Sox suit up in shorts, part of promotional effort by owner Bill Veeck. The team would wear the shorts two more times that season, on Aug. 21-22.
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