Laurel and Hardy team up, a human heart is transplanted for the first time, an assassin targets Bob Marley, and the first text message is sent via phone, all on this day.
1968: Elvis Presley's television special "Elvis" airs. The special, part of which featured a black-leather-clad Presley informally jamming in front of a small audience, would become known as the "'68 Comeback Special."
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