The U.S. Constitution goes into effect, FDR reassures the nation, John Lennon gets into a popularity contest with Jesus, and Martha Stewart gets out of prison, all on this day.
1980: Nationalist leader Robert Mugabe wins a sweeping election victory to become Zimbabwe's first black prime minister. Mugabe, seen here in 2009, would serve in that role until 1987, when he became the country's first president.
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