Pablo Picasso is born, Led Zeppelin debuts in concert, the U.S. invades Grenada, and Bill Buckner blows it for the Red Sox, all on this day.
1983: In what's codenamed Operation Urgent Fury, the United States and its Caribbean allies invade Grenada, six days after Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several of his supporters were executed in a military coup. The invasion resulted in U.S. victory and the restoration of constitutional government in the Caribbean island nation.
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