Posted: Mar 23, 2017 03:58 PM MDT
Updated: Mar 27, 2017 05:46 PM MDT
Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.
William Tell shows off his archery skills, railroads create the first time zones, and Jim Jones leads his Peoples Temple cult in a mass murder-suicide, all on this day.
The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo welcomed a litter of three male otter pups on September 24.
The Elizabethan era begins, Congress holds its first session in Washington, D.C., the computer mouse is patented, John Lennon releases his final album, and "Twilight" premieres, all on this day.