On this day: February 4

Published On: Feb 03 2013 03:03:54 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 04 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD February 4 - Hagar the Horrible
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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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