The Washington Monument is dedicated, Alka-Seltzer is sold for the first time, the peace symbol is born, Malcolm X is assassinated, and Nixon heads to China, all on this day.
1958: Gibson's first Flying V guitar is shipped from a factory in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Today, the original futuristic-looking Flying V, which was discontinued in 1959, is one of the most valuable production-model guitars on the market.
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