A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.
1921: Comedian and actor Rodney Dangerfield, whose films included "Caddyshack," "Back to School" (pictured) and "Easy Money" and who also would become known for his exasperated standup routine about getting "no respect," is born Jacob Rodney Cohen in Babylon, New York. He die at age 82 on Oct. 5, 2004, from complications from an Aug. 24, 2004, heart valve-replacement surgery.
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