It was on this day in 1945
Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini
(July 29, 1883 – April 28, 1945)
On this day in 1967, heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali
(Cassius Clay) refused to be inducted into the Army claiming he
was a conscientious objector.
On this day in 2001, the first civilian to have ventured into space
was American Dennis Tito. pictured above giving a thumb up.
California businessman Dennis Tito and two cosmonauts were aboard
a Russian rocket launched from Central Asia. The destination was the
international space station.
James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno is 68 years old today.
Jay Leno graduated from Emerson College with a Speech Therapy
degree and founded his own comedy club.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno was a late-night talk show hosted
by Jay Leno that first aired from May 25, 1992 to May 29, 2009, and
resumed production on March 1, 2010 until its ending on February