Winnie The Pooh made it’s debut!
Alan Alexander Milne wrote this and other delightful Winnie-the-Pooh stories, centering the tales around his little son, Christopher Robin, and Christopher’s stuffed animals — like the honey-loving Pooh Bear, Eeyore (the donkey), Piglet and Tigger, too.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize!
Dr. King was the youngest person to receive a Nobel Peace Prize. He received a $54,000 award for it and donated the dollars to support civil rights in the U.S
18-month-old baby Jessica McClure fell down a well!
At 9:30 a.m. on this day, Jessica fell 22 feet into an abandoned well in her backyard in Midland, Texas.
She was brought out of the well 58 hours later and was rushed to the hospital, where she underwent minor surgery. Gifts, especially stuffed animals, pouring into the hospital from well-wishers, most of whom had never met Jessica or her family.
Here she is today!
Madonna gave birth to her first child, Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles.
The father was Carlos Leon.
Josh Turner topped the country chart with Would You Go With Me
This is seriously one of the best country songs of all-time!
and then lastly…
Hard to believe it’s a already been two years since this went down:
Felix Baumgartner landed safely in the New Mexico desert, and in the history books, after a supersonic leap from the edge of space to break the world record for the highest and fastest skydive.
The 43-year-old Austrian shattered the previous altitude record of a 23-mile jump set in 1960 by retired Air Force Colonel Joe Kittinger. Kittinger actually happened to be an adviser in this latest undertaking.