On this Date
Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III is 87. Former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., is 79.Actress Lucy Liu is 50. Pop singer Britney Spears is 37. NFL QB Aaron Rodgers is 35.
TODAY IN HISTORY
In 1927, Ford Motor Co. unveiled its Model A automobile that replaced its Model T.
In 1942, an artificially created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction was demonstrated for the first time at the U. of Chicago.
In 1993, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was shot to death by security forces in Medellin.