"The Raven" is first published, baseball and football induct their first hall of fame classes, the Gulf War fighting takes to the ground, and President George W. Bush coins the phrase "Axis of Evil," all on this day.
1945: Actor Tom Selleck, best known for his starring role as the private investigator Thomas Magnum in the 1980s television series "Magnum, P.I.," is born in Detroit, Michigan. He's also appeared in the TV drama "Blue Bloods," a series of made-for-TV movies based on Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone novels, and movies such as "Three Men and a Baby," "Quigley Down Under" and "Mr. Baseball."
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