Bobby Thomson hits the "shot heard 'round the world," Woody Guthrie passes away, Germany comes together, and O.J. Simpson is found not guilty, all on this day.
1988: The space shuttle Discovery lands safely at Edwards Air Force Base to conclude a four-day mission. It was the first shuttle mission since the Challenger disaster in January 1986.
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