On this date in...
1957...A New York classic, "West Side Story," debuts on Broadway.
1961...Yankee right fielder Roger Maris belts his 60th home run of the season, tying Babe Ruth's single-season record. Five says later Maris' 61st homer sets a new record that will stand for 37 years.
1993...President Bill Clinton visits "The Future" diner in Fresh Meadows to promote his new healthcare plan.