America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.
1956: The Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria, carrying 1,134 passengers and 572 crew, collides with the Swedish ship Stockholm off the New England coast, killing 46 on the Andrea Doria and five on the Stockholm. The larger Andrea Doria would capsize and sink the following morning.
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