Posted: Oct 03, 2012 03:53 PM PDT
Updated: Aug 31, 2016 11:56 PM PDT
The Washington Monument is dedicated, the peace symbol is born, Malcolm X is assassinated, and Nixon heads to China, all on this day.
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The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.