On this day in 1935, Babe Ruth retires from baseball after 22 seasons, 10 World Series and 714 Home Runs.
On this day in 1942, news of NAZI death camp killings becomes public for first time.
On this day in 1930,Clint Eastwood is born in San Francisco, California.
On this day in 1911, Ray Harroun drives his single-seater Marmon Wasp to victory in the inaugural Indianapolis 500, now one of the world’s most famous motor racing competitions.
On this day in 2005, 23-year-old Danica Patrick becomes the first female driver to take the lead in the storied Indianapolis 500.