Sir Francis Drake sets out around the world, the National Guard is born, Al Gore concedes, and Saddam Hussein is caught, all on this day.
1957: Singer Morris Day, best known as the lead singer of The Time, is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Day's most prolific and visible period came in mid-1980s, when he played the antagonist to Prince in "Purple Rain" and "Graffiti Bridge" and the Time released the singles "Jungle Love" and "The Bird."
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