Jesse James robs his first bank, Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, America heads to the moon one last time, instant replay is born, and Rod Blagojevich goes to prison, all on this day.
1796: John Adams is elected to be the second president of the United States, defeating the Democratic-Republican ticket of Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr with 53.4 percent of the vote.
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