Here is a picture taken just seconds after the lever was pulled to the trap door that sent him to his reward:
Also on this date in 1951, direct-dial coast-to-coast telephone service began in the United States. How did we ever survive without it?
Not too many years ago (1989) the German Citizens started to tear down the "The Wall". We all knew it had to go, but it was just a matter of time and the gumption to do so. This next picture is of the wall in the city:
And it stretched into the county side:
Well, that is just a few things that happened on this day in history. Now, you make history, by making today the best day in history, you hear?