1819 Abner Doubleday was born.
1866 George Edward Camavon was born. (See November 4th and February 16th entries.)
1945 The United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco, California. (See January 1st, January 9th, April 25th, and October 24th entries.)
1948 The Berlin airlift began. (See May 12th entry.)
Today is Abner Doubleday’s birthday. born in 1819, in Ballston Spa, New York, Doubleday invented America’s national pasttime: baseball.