This was 334th day of the year and 32 days remained in the year.
Commander Richard E. Byrd and a crew of three became the first to fly over the South Pole.
The United Nations voted to grant the Jewish people a homeland to be established in Palestine.
The Beatles released I Want to Hold Your Hand in Great Britain.
Actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.
Beatle George Harrison died of cancer.
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