Woodstock...there's never been anything like it and it started on this day in history !  Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1057 – King Macbeth of Scotland is slain by Malcolm Canmore, whose father, King Duncan I, was murdered by Macbeth 17 years earlier (More info)

1824 – Freed American slaves found Liberia (More info)

1914 – The Panama Canal opens to traffic (More info)

1935 – Humorist Will Rogers is killed when his aircraft develops engine problems during takeoff in Barrow, Alaska (More info)

1969 – The Woodstock Art and Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, New York (More info)