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.
1965: Rapper and musician Jam Master Jay, the DJ of the legendary rap trio Run-DMC, is born Jason William Mizell in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was shot and killed at age 37 in a recording studio in Jamaica, Queens, N.Y., in an Oct. 30, 2002, incident that remains unsolved.
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