Posted: Dec 19, 2012 11:36 PM MST
Updated: Jul 14, 2016 09:38 PM MDT
Southern Colorado didn't get a lot of snow, but had plenty of wind and cold temperatures.
The Spanish Armada sets sail for England, John Muir organizes the Sierra Club, Volkswagen is founded, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass dominate the charts, and "The Last Supper" goes back on display after a two-decade restoration, all on this day.
A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, and the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen."
Memorial Day is a time to reflect on those who've died in service to the country while also being widely considered the unofficial start to summer for many Americans. Take a look at the numbers behind the holiday.
Bram Stoker's "Dracula" is published, John Wayne and Miles Davis are born, Ford stops making the Model T, and the King of Pop marries Elvis' daughter, all on this day.