On This Day
1959 The first Daytona 500 is won by Lee Petty
1979 Saint Lucia gain independence
1980 The Miracle on ice USA beat USSR 4 -3 for the gold medal
1997 The world’s first sheep is cloned Dolly
2010 Maryse pins Gail Kim for the WWE Women's Title in WWE Divas Championship Tournament.
1723 George Washington 1st President of United States
1918 Sid Abel NHL hockey great 3 x Stanley Cup Champion
1950 Julius Erving NBA Legend played played both in the ABA & NBA played for Virginia Squires, New York Nets Philadelphia 76ers. 1 x NBA champion, 1 x NBA Most Valuable Player 2× ABA champion 3× ABA Most Valuable Player.
1962 Steve Irwin TV personality Zoologist
1965 Pat LaFontaine NHL Hockey Player
1968 Bradley Nowell musician Lead singer of Sublime
1974 James Blunt Musician
1975 Drew Barrymore actress ET, The Wedding Singer.
1988 Ximena Navarrete Miss Universe