"The Hobbit" is published for the first time, Jimmy Hendrix becomes Jimi, Sandra Day O'Connor is confirmed as the first female Supreme Court justice, and a track superstar dies, all on this day.
19 B.C.: Roman poet Virgil, known for three major works of Latin literature, the "Eclogues," the "Georgics," and the epic "Aeneid," dies at age 50 in Brundisium, Italy, Roman Empire.
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