Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, and Joey Buttafuoco heads to jail, all on this day.
1986: The Beastie Boys release their debut album "Licensed to Ill." The album would be certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America on Feb. 2, 1987, and eventually certified nine-times platinum on Sept. 5, 2001.
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