Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.
1905: Karl Wallenda, the acrobat who founded The Flying Wallendas, an internationally known daredevil circus act remembered for performing death-defying stunts, is born in Magdeburg, Germany. He's seen here, second from left, in 1965. He fell to his death on March 22, 1978, while attempting to walk between the two towers of the 10-story Condado Plaza Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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