The Times Herald (Norristown, PA)
TODAY IN HISTORY
Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean after passing through the South American strait that now bears his name.
American-born Lady Astor was elected the first female member of the British Parliament.
Fire engulfed the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, killing 492people in the deadliest nightclub blaze ever.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began conferring in Tehran during World War II.
Ernie Davis of Syracuse University became the first African-American to be named winner of the Heisman Trophy.
The United States launched the space probe Mariner 4 on a course toward Mars, which it flew past in July 1965, sending back pictures of the red planet.