The Union gets its first victory of the Civil War, Ronald Reagan is born, The Righteous Brothers hit No. 1, and astronaut Alan Shepard works on his lunar golf game, all on this day.
1998: Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., is renamed Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in honor of the former president. The name change came on Reagan's 87th birthday.
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