An assassin's misfires spare President Andrew Jackson, "The Lone Ranger" debuts on radio, Gandhi is assassinated, The Beatles hit the roof for one last gig, and the first computer virus is written, all on this day.
1933: "The Lone Ranger" is heard on the radio for the first time. The program would run for 2,956 episodes before ending in 1955 and also spawned an equally popular television show that ran from 1949 to 1957, as well as comic books and movies.
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