LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.
1971: The Rolling Stones release the single "Brown Sugar" in the United Kingdom. It was the first record on their own label, Rolling Stones Records, and would be released the following month in the United States. The song would become a No. 1 hit in the U.S. while reaching No. 2 in the UK.
Omar Havana/Getty Images
Alex Wong/Getty Images
Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational
Tim Boyle/Getty Images
Jon Durr/Getty Images
Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
It's easy to upload your photos and/or videos on News8000.com. Once you do, we'll share your upload with the community!
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.