Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.
A.D. 64: A fire begins to burn in the merchant area of Rome and soon burns completely out of control in what will become known as the Great Fire of Rome. According to a popular, but untrue legend, Nero fiddled as the city burned.
On the morning of April 19, 1995 Timothy McVeigh killed 168 people during the Oklahoma City bombing. Find out more about that tragedy here.