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.
1909: Louis Blériot makes the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air machine from Calais to Dover in 37 minutes.
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