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.
1950: Film director Jerry Zucker (center), who directed the movies "Airplane!," "Top Secret" and "Ruthless People" with Jim Abrahams (left) and his brother David Zucker (right), is born in Milwaukee, Wis. Zucker also went on to direct the movies "Ghost," "First Knight" and "Rat Race," and co-wrote the scripts for the "Naked Gun" movies.
Vilnius Tourist Board
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Franco Origlia/Getty Image
It's easy to upload your photos and/or videos on News8000.com. Once you do, we'll share your upload with the community!
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.