George Washington is elected America's first president, the Symbionese Liberation Army kidnaps Patty Hearst, Fleetwood Mac releases "Rumours," and Facebook is launched, all on this day.
1973: The comic strip "Hagar the Horrible" debuts. While the strip was created by cartoonist Dik Browne, it was continued after his 1988 retirement, and subsequent death a year later, by his son Chris Browne.
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