Video: 'Warren G. Harding: America's 29th President' (Aug. 9, 1923, at 13:26)
(Thursday, August 9, 1923, 12:40 p.m. EST) — Traveling slowly through long lines of home folks, the funeral train carrying the body of President Warren G. Harding arrived today in Marion, Ohio. The body will lay in state at the home of the late president’s father before burial tomorrow.
(Friday, August 9, 1963) — Ready Steady Go!, one of the UK’s first rock/pop music television programs, debuted today on ITV. It would eventually feature artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who and Jimi Hendrix.