Posted: May 05, 2014 10:52 PM MDT
Updated: Jul 15, 2016 02:24 AM MDT
A man and his dog were hit by a car, and they are both alive thanks to the kindness of strangers.
The Spanish Armada sets sail for England, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club, Volkswagen is founded, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass dominate the charts, and "The Last Supper" goes back on display after a two-decade restoration, all on this day.
A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, and the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen."
Bram Stoker's "Dracula" is published, John Wayne and Miles Davis are born, Ford stops making the Model T, and the King of Pop marries Elvis' daughter, all on this day.
With Friday marking the unofficial holiday known in some circles as National Title Track Day, join us for our picks for music's best ever title tracks.