On this day in 1994, The Colorado Silver Bullets, an all-female pro baseball team played their first game. Sponsored by Coors Beer, the Bullets was home base was Atlanta, GA. and playing 20 games per year. They folded in 1997.
On this day in 1885,Sarah Ann Henley survived a 76 foot jump from the Clifton Bridge, in Avon England.
"The rash act was the result of a lovers quarrel. A young man, a porter on the Great Western Railway, determined to break off the engagement, wrote a letter to the young woman announcing his intention. This preyed on the girl's mind, and she, in a state of despair, rushed to end her life by the fearful leap from the Suspension Bridge."