Hereís a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1863 ñ The US begins its first military draft; exemptions cost $300 (More info)

1898 ñ President William McKinley signs the Newlands Resolution annexing Hawaii as a territory of the United States (More info)

1928 ñ Sliced bread is sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company of Chillicothe, Missouri (More info)

1954 ñ Elvis Presley makes his radio debut when WHBQ Memphis plays his first recording for Sun Records, 'That's All Right' (More info)

1985 ñ Boris Becker becomes the youngest player ever to win Wimbledon at age 17 (More info)