On This Day
1837 Michigan becomes the 26 state
1937 The Apollo Theater Re-opens
1956 The 7th Winter Olympic Games open in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
1961 Elvis Presley Are You Lonesome Tonight goes to #1
1974 Global TV begins broadcasting in Ontario
1986 Chicago Bears win Super Bowl XX over the New England Patriots.
2014 Batista wins the WWE Royal Rumble.
1925 Paul Newman actor The Color of Money.
1935 Bob Uecker Baseball Player
1946 Gene Siskel Film Critic
1955 Eddie Van Halen Musician
1958 Anita Baker Singer
1958 Ellen DeGeneres Actress, TV Host
1961 Road Warrior Animal WWF superstar 3 x Tag Team Champion
1961 Wayne Gretzky NHL Hockey player all time point leader 2,857, 4 x Stanley Cup Champion & Holds 60 NHL Records
1977 Vince Carter NBA basketball player
1986 Ciera Payton actress in Ballers, Californication
1992 Sasha Banks WWE Wrestler