"Don Quixote" is first published, Prohibition is ratified and goes into effect, Hitler moves underground, and the space shuttle Columbia takes off for the last time, all on this day.
1932: Dian Fossey, the gorilla specialist whose book "Gorillas in the Mist," based off her extensive study of the species, was the inspiration for the movie of the same name, is born in San Francisco, Calif. She was found murdered by a machete in her cabin at Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda on Dec. 27, 1985.
Warner Bros. Television
U.S. Army Signal Corps
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