The SS Daniel J. Morrell, a 603-foot freighter, breaks in two during a strong storm on Lake Huron. Twenty-eight of its 29 crewmen died; survivor Dennis Hale was found the next day, near frozen and floating in a life raft with the bodies of three of his crew mates. He had survived for nearly 40 hours in frigid temperatures wearing only a pair of boxer shorts, a life jacket, and a pea coat - 1966
National Labor Relations Board rules that medical interns can unionize and negotiate wages and hours - 1999
photo: house staff physicians (interns and residents) of Long Island College Hospital vote to join the Committee of Interns and Residents in 2008.