Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, and Joey Buttafuoco heads to jail, all on this day.
1882: Felix Frankfurter, who would go on to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice from 1939 to 1962, is born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. The Harvard Law School grad, who was a noted advocate of judicial restraint in the judgments of the Supreme Court, also helped found the American Civil Liberties Union.
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