Posted: Sep 04, 2019 09:56 PM MST
Updated: Sep 04, 2019 09:56 PM MST
Magellan sets sail, the first American-made, gas-powered car goes for a spin, Cal Ripken sits for the first time in 16 years, the U.S. ends "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico, all on this day.
Celebrities sometimes end up on the other side of the law. Take a look at some of the rich and famous who have been tied to cases involving deaths.
Is your job helping you pack on the pounds? Take a look at the professions with the most obese employees.
George Washington says goodbye, America takes nuclear testing underground, Simon & Garfunkel reunite in Central Park, and emoticons are born, all on this day.