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.
1970: The Jackson 5, led by 11-year-old Michael Jackson, make their TV debut on "American Bandstand," performing "I Want You Back."
National Archives and Records Administration
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J.K. Nakata/United States Geological Survey
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