TODAY IN HISTORY
A law granted Puerto Ricans U.S. birthright citizenship.
Johnny Cash performed and recorded a pair of shows at Folsom State Prison.
Japan apologized for making Korean women act as sex slaves for its army during WWII.
Seven black soldiers were awarded the Medal of Honor for WWII valor; the only survivor, former Lt. Vernon Baker, received his medal from President Bill Clinton.
Thirty-two people died when the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio and flipped onto its side.