This was 285th day of the year and 81 days remained in the year.
English nurse Edith Cavell was executed by the Germans.
The first staffed Apollo mission, Apollo 7, was launched with astronauts Wally Schirra, Donn Fulton Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham aboard.
Space shuttle Challenger astronaut, Kathryn Sullivan, became the first American woman to walk in space.
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