On this day: January 8

POSTED: 03:18 PM PST Jan 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 07, 2016 

George Washington delivers the first State of the Union, Elvis is born, 14-year-old Bobby Fischer wins his first U.S. Chess Championships, and a gunman shoots Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others in Arizona, all on this day.

OTD January 8 - R Kelly
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1967: Singer-songwriter R. Kelly, a Grammy-winner best known for a collection of major hit singles including "Bump n' Grind," "I Believe I Can Fly" and "Trapped in the Closet," is born Robert Sylvester Kelly in Chicago, Illinois.


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