The Medal of Honor is authorized, a favorite toy is born, Walter Mondale makes a historic choice, and "E.T." breaks box office records, all on this day.
1909: Congress approves a resolution proposing the 16th Amendment, which, upon ratification in 1913, established the federal income tax.
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