TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1954, retired baseball great Joe DiMaggio married actress Marilyn Monroe. They divorced nine months later.
In 1952, NBC’s “Today” show premiered, with Dave Garroway as the host, or “communicator,” as he was officially known. It is television’s longest-running weekday program.
In 1982, Clifford Robert
Olson was sentenced to life in prison after he pleaded guilty in Vancouver to 11 counts of first-degree murder. The victims, three boys and eight girls, were aged between nine and 18 and died between November, 1980 and August, 1981.