The Boy Scouts of America is founded, the gas chamber is first used in the United States, the first NFL Draft is held, "Good Times" premieres, and women's ice hockey debuts as an Olympic sport, all on this day.
1963: Following the Cuban Missile Crisis, President John F. Kennedy makes travel, financial and commercial transactions by United States citizens to Cuba illegal.
Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island
David Shankbone/Wikimedia Commons
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