Columbus sets sail, the first American intercollegiate sporting event takes place, Jesse Owens shines in Berlin, and a controversial stand-up comic dies, all on this day.
1963: Allan Sherman releases "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh," the famous comic novelty song in which a boy describes his summer camp experiences to the tune of Ponchielli's "Dance of the Hours." The song would go on to win a 1964 Grammy Award for comedy.
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