Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.
1959: Film director Cecil B. DeMille, best known for films such as "Cleopatra," "Samson and Delilah," "The Greatest Show on Earth" and "The Ten Commandments," dies of a heart ailment at the age of 77 in Hollywood, California.
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.