Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, and Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, all on this day.
1952: Professional wrestler Randy "Macho Man" Savage, who held 20 championships, including six world titles between the WWF and WCW, during a career that lasted more than three decades, is born Randy Mario Poffo in Columbus, Ohio. Savage died of cardiac arrhythmia at age 58 while driving with his second wife Barbara Lynn Payne, in Seminole, Florida, on the morning of May 20, 2011.
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