Posted: Dec 23, 2016 10:05 PM PST
Updated: Dec 24, 2016 01:53 AM PST
Edgar Allan Poe is born, Scrabble goes international, the Apple Lisa goes on sale, and the "Purple Rain" soundtrack releases its grip on the charts, all on this day.
With Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines being announced Wednesday as part of the National Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2017, find out some more about each inductee.
Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.
As Valentine's Day nears, take a look back at some memorable movie weddings.