This was 49th day of the year and 316 days remained in the year.
Michelangelo Buonarotti, Italian painter, sculptor, and architect, died.
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain was published.
The first 3-D movie, Bwana Devil, opened in New York.
FBI agent Robert Philip Hanssen was arrested and charged with spying for Russia.
Dale Earnhardt, Sr., died from injuries sustained at the Daytona 500.
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