1939 - Lou Gehrig played his last game with the New York Yankees.
1947 - The name of Boulder Dam, in Nevada, was changed back to Hoover Dam.
1957 - Elvis recorded "Jailhouse Rock."
1964 - The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be equipped to receive both VHF and UHF channels.
Quote of the Day:
Hone Scissors With Sandpaper
Original purpose: Smoothing splinters.
Aha! use: Sharpening shears. To hone dull blades in a pinch, just snip a piece of sandpaper a few times.
Reward: Scissors cut paper.