- 1935 - Babe Ruth hit his final homerun, his 714th, and set a record that would stand for 39 years.
- 1961 - America was asked by U.S. President Kennedy to work toward putting a man on the moon before the end of the decade.
- 1977 - "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" opened and became the largest grossing film to date.
- 2001 - Erik Weihenmeyer, 32, of Golder, CO, became the first blind climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
- 2001 - Sherman Bull, 64, of New Canaan, CT, became the oldest climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
- 2013- www.thesamchase.com went live!!!!
At long last, our website is finally live. Here you can find all about upcoming shows, see photos from our live shows, buy our new music and gear, and also to have a healthy alternative to dicking around on Facebook all God damned day.