Burgundy became part of France when Charles the Bold was killed in the Battle of Nancy in 1477. Preston North End became the first Football League Champions in 1889, having gone unbeaten all season. Ford Motor Company announced that workers would have an 8 hour day and earn a minimum wage of $5 per day in 1914. Construction began on the Golden Gate Bridge in 1933. The warmest temperature ever reliably measured in Antarctica was 15°C at Vanda Station in 1974.
Born today: Shah Jahan (1592-1666), Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967), Robert Duvall (1931), Umberto Eco (1932) and King Juan Carlos I (1938.