On this day: February 18

Posted: 5:45 AM EST Feb 17, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Feb 18, 2015
Elm Farm Ollie, first cow to fly

Jefferson Davis becomes the president of the Confederacy, Pluto is discovered, a cow flies, the first Church of Scientology is formed, the Chicago Seven are found not guilty, and Dale Earnhardt dies at the Daytona 500, all on this day.