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.
1988: Singer Rihanna, best known for such hit songs as "Pon de Replay," "SOS," "Umbrella," "Don't Stop the Music," "Take a Bow," "Disturbia," "Only Girl (In the World)" and "We Found Love," is born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Saint Michael, Barbados.
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