1. In 1899, 112 Years ago Today, B. F. Jackson received Patent for Gas burner
2. In 1968, 43 Years ago Today, Tragedy at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn.
3. In 1989, 22 Years ago Today, Colin Luther Powell Promoted to the rank of Four Star General:
4. In 2009, 2 Years ago Today, Little Anthony and the Imperials are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 24th annual ceremony. Smokey Robinson is their presenter.