The Grand Canyon becomes a national park, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album hits No. 1, a truck bomb explodes under the World Trade Center, and teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed, all on this day.
1935: Adolf Hitler signs a secret decree authorizing the re-formation of the Luftwaffe, Germany's air force, violating the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.
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