American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.
1924: Grammy-winning singer Dinah Washington, who had 34 top 10 hits on the Billboard R&B charts, is born in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Some of her best-known hits include "Ain't Misbehavin'," "Am I Asking Too Much," "Baby Get Lost" and "This Bitter Earth."
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