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.
2002: The fantasy film "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," the second installment in the Harry Potter film series, opens in theaters. The movie, starring Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, alongside Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, would earn $879 million at the worldwide box office, making it the fifth highest-grossing film ever at the time and the second highest-grossing film of 2002 worldwide behind "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers."
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