Alexander Graham Bell is born, ice hockey goes indoors, AT&T is formed, Time magazine debuts, and the beating of Rodney King is caught on tape, all on this day.
2005: Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane non-stop around the world solo without refueling. He had taken off from Salina, Kansas, in the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer on Feb. 28, 2005, and flew eastbound with the prevailing winds, returning to Salina after a trip of 67 hours, one minute, 10 seconds. The following year, Fossett flew the GlobalFlyer for the longest aircraft flight distance in history, traveling 25,766 miles after flying eastbound from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida around the world once and then continuing across the Atlantic Ocean a second time to arrive in Kent, England.
Three people are dead and more than a dozen injured after a crash involving a car, a multi-passenger van and a pickup hauling cows in New Jersey.
Pennsylvania State Police
A Pennsylvania police officer was shot to death after responding to a call about a domestic dispute, authorities said. The officer, Lloyd Reed, confronted a man involved in the dispute late Saturday at a home.
Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and leaders of the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature say they expect final budget legislation to emerge for votes this week.
Dozens are without a home this holiday weekend, after a fire tore through an apartment complex in Bethlehem.
Jennifer Markovsky, 35, and Ke'Arre Marcell Stewart, 29, were the two civilians killed in Friday's Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs, Colorado
CNN, Amazon, Target
This year was a bit of a Black Friday bust at the malls. Sales at retail stores fell 10 percent from last year.
Allentown's popular "Lights in the Parkway" holiday attraction is being replaced by "Allentown Lights" this year.
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Two children are among four people dead in what appears to be a murder-suicide in Louisiana.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named the royal baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, according to a statement released by Kensington Palace,
National Nuclear Security Administration
Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.
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