This was 308th day of the year and 58 days remained in the year.
Clarence Birdseye marketed the first frozen peas.
A Lebanese magazine broke the story of U.S. arms sales to Iran, leading to the Iran-Contra affair.
Carol Moseley-Braun became the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
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