Harry S. Truman was born on this day, May 9, in 1884. He was the 33rd president of the United States.
On this day, November 29, in 1963, one week after President John F. Kennedy was fatally shot, President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Warren Commission. Leading the investigation into the assassination was Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren.
A biography of Joan Crawford has just been released by Simon and Schuster.