Bruno Hauptmann is convicted in the Lindbergh baby case, France tests a nuclear weapon, and the last "Peanuts" comic strip runs, all on this day.
1942: Musician and actor Peter Tork, best known as a member of The Monkees (seen here at upper left), is born Peter Halsten Thorkelson in Washington, D.C.
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