Posted: Dec 22, 2017 08:40 PM MST
Updated: Dec 22, 2017 08:41 PM MST
These athletes amazed and inspired us with some of the most courageous and unbelievable comebacks in Olympic history.
The pilgrims get their first taste of popcorn, George Washington is born, Elvis hits the charts for the first time, and Team USA pulls off a "Miracle on Ice," all on this day.
The Washington Monument is dedicated, the peace symbol is born, Malcolm X is assassinated, and Nixon heads to China, all on this day.
Thanks to the continuing doping scandal involving Russian athletes, the PyeongChang Olympics are guaranteed to earn a spot in the long list of controversial and shocking moments in Olympic history.