The Tuskegee Airmen are activated, Elvis buys Graceland, Bob Dylan releases his debut album, Texas Western makes college basketball history, and the invasion of Iraq begins, all on this day.
1991: NFL owners strip Arizona of the 1993 Super Bowl game due to voters rejecting a ballot initiative recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday in the state. The game, which was scheduled to be played at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, the home of the Phoenix Cardinals, would instead be played in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Arizona would eventually become the first and only state to popularly vote for and approve Martin Luther King Jr. Day, finally opting to create the holiday by ballot in 1992, and on March 23, 1993, the NFL awarded Super Bowl XXX, to be played in 1996, to Tempe.
20th Century Fox via CNN
Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
Library of Congress
Bryan Bedder/Getty Images
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Stuart C. Wilson, Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images
Larry Busacca/Getty Images for MTV
National Archives and Records Administration
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.