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: R&B singer-songwriter and producer Montell Jordan, best known for his 1995 No. 1 hit "This Is How We Do It," is born Montell Du'Sean Barnett in Los Angeles, Calif. In 2010, Jordan left the music business to become the worship leader at a Georgia church.
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