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.
1989: The drama "Driving Miss Daisy," starring Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman, premieres in theaters. The film won four Academy Awards out of nine nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Tandy, making her the oldest winner in the history of the Best Actress category.
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