In 1493, Christopher Columbus left Spain with 17 ships on his second voyage to the Western Hemisphere.
The first US Congress, in 1789, adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution, 10 of those amendments became the Bill of Rights
Sandra Day O Conner in 1981 became the first female and 102nd justice to be sworn into the US Supreme Court.
The musical “Evita,” in 1979, opened on Broadway. It was the third collaboration between Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber.
In 1995, Mariah Carey’s “Fantasy” debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the 2nd single to ever debut at number 1, Michael Jackson’s “You Are Not Alone” was the 1st number one.
Hollywood will be celebrating a lot of birthdays today!
Power couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones turns 71 and 46 today, and Will Smith in 47 today.
Journalist extraordinaire, Barbara Walters turns 86 and rapper T.I. turns 35!
History is made everyday! So Get out there people and make today historical!