Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.
1955: Oscar F. Mayer, the Bavarian-born American entrepreneur who founded the processed-meat company that bears his name, dies in his sleep at the age of 95 in Chicago, Illinois.
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