Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate on this day in 1932, after having filled the seat vacated when her husband died two months earlier.
"Fantasia" was released in the US 80 years ago today.
The Rolling Stones were on Ed Sullivan for the very first time.
The Seneca Falls Convention is 168 years old.
Sputnik was launched this day in 1957.
Video: On this day in history, the U.S. launches a 2003 attack on Baghdad, Iraq; In 1987 televangelist Jim Bakker resigned as chairman of his PTL ministry organization amid a sex-and-money scandal involving a former church secretary, Jessica Hahn; The State of Nevada legalizes gambling in 1931; In 1962 Bob Dylan's self-titled debut album was released by Columbia Records.