America's first hospital opens, Glenn Miller earns the first gold record, Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years, and Whitney Houston dies, all on this day.
2006: In Texas, U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots and wounds a companion, 78-year-old Texas attorney Harry Whittington, while participating in a quail hunt. Whittington suffered birdshot wounds to the face, neck, and upper torso, and would be hospitalized for a week.
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