The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.
1946: Singer and actress Sandy Duncan, best known for her performances in the Broadway revival of "Peter Pan" and in the sitcom "The Hogan Family," is born in Henderson, Texas.
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