Posted: Jan 18, 2018 02:23 PM MST
Updated: Jan 18, 2018 06:10 PM MST
The “Democrats would like to see this shutdown in order to get off that subject,” President Donald Trump says as a showdown looms in Washington.
The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.
Since the first modern Olympics in 1896, new events have come and gone. Check out just some of the sports that once were part of the Olympics.