A submarine sinks a ship for the first time, "Madame Butterfly" premieres, the Basketball Hall of Fame opens, and Danica Patrick wins pole position at the Daytona 500, all on this day.
The Beatles make a return visit to Ed Sullivan, the NHL loses a whole season to a labor dispute, bookstore chain Borders declares bankruptcy, and the "Underwear Bomber" gets life in prison, all on this day.
The USS Maine explodes mysteriously in Havana Harbor, the teddy bear is born, President Franklin D. Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt, and Jeffrey Dahmer is found guilty, all on this day.
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