Gen. George Washington says goodbye to his troops, cheerleading is born, the "Spruce Goose" takes off, Truman defeats Dewey, and a federal holiday is created to honor Martin Luther King Jr., all on this day.
1992: Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson aborts a planned comeback to the NBA, citing controversy over his return as some players, such as Utah's Karl Malone, were vocal about competing against a player who had tested HIV-positive.
Columbia Pictures Television
Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images
Adele.com via CNN
Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images
iStock / Terraxplorer
Stephen Maturen/Getty Images
Irving Police Department via CNN
iStock / Bosca78
Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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.