1907 - UPS is founded by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington.
1994 - First Japanese gay pride march.
2005 - A mandatory evacuation is ordered by New Orleans, Louisiana mayor Ray Nagin and Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco as Hurricane Katrina moved nearer to Louisiana.
1958 - Scott Hamilton, American figure skater
1982 - LeAnn Rimes, American singer
1818 - Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, founder of Chicago