Congress memorializes George Washington, Babe Ruth's contract is sold to the Yankees, Kwanzaa is celebrated for the first time, and a killer tsunami rolls across the Indian Ocean, all on this day.
1893: Military leader and politician Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People's Republic of China, is born in Shaoshan, Hunan.
Two Eagles Media
Frank Micelotta/Getty Images
Social Security Administration
Brett Gundlock/Getty Images
David Livingston/Getty Images
Kevin C. Cox/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.