This Day in Failure: September 5

2009: The Ilinden, a 70-year-old sightseeing boat designed to carry no more than 42 passengers, cracks in two and sinks in 20 feet of water on Lake Ohrid, a lake on Macedonia’s western border. Fifteen of the 57 passengers drown.

2003: Mike Maroth of the Detroit Tigers becomes the first major league pitcher in 23 years to lose 20 games in a season. Maroth allows eight runs in three-plus innings against the Toronto Blue Jays, becoming the first 20-game loser since Brian Kingman of the Oakland A’s went 8-20 in 1980.

1975: A Secret Service agent thwarts Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme’s assassination attempt against U.S. president Gerald Ford by seizing her pistol. Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, is convicted of attempted assassination and sentenced to life in prison.