On this day: November 2

Published On: Nov 01 2012 07:44:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 02 2014 01:00:00 AM CST
Spruce Goose, H-4 Hercules, Howard Hughes

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.