Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid die in Bolivia, Marie Curie wins her second Nobel Prize, FDR wins an unprecedented fourth term, Steve McQueen dies, and Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive, all on this day.
2000: Republican George W. Bush is elected president over incumbent Democratic Vice President Al Gore, though Gore won the popular vote by a narrow margin. The winner wouldn't be officially declared for more than a month because of a dispute over the results in Florida.
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