The Venus de Milo is uncovered, Pablo Picasso dies, Hank Aaron belts a milestone home run, "The Godfather Part II" makes Oscar history, and Somali pirates briefly seize an American vessel, all on this day.
1992: Retired tennis great Arthur Ashe announces that he has HIV, acquired from blood transfusions during one of his two heart surgeries. After his diagnosis, Ashe began working to educate others about HIV and AIDS. He founded the Arthur Ashe Foundation for the Defeat of AIDS and the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health before his death from AIDS-related pneumonia on Feb. 6, 1993.
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