The U.S. military scores its first aerial victory, Reader's Digest is first published, Disney's "Peter Pan" premieres, and Manuel Noriega is indicted, all on this day.
1977: Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard beats Luis Vega in six rounds in Baltimore, Md., in his first professional match. Leonard would go on to become the first boxer to earn more than $100 million in purses while winning world titles in five weight divisions and compiling a 36-3-1 record, with 25 of his victories coming by knockout.
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