The Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial begins, the Jets give Namath a record contract, Nixon lowers the nation's maximum speed limit to 55, and oil tops $100 a barrel for the first time, all on this day.
1947: Zoologist Jack Hanna, whose media appearances have made him one of the most notable animal experts in the United States, is born in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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