Uncle Sam makes his print debut, Susan B. Anthony dies, the NHL crowns its first champion, Cher's career resurgence breaks a record, and gold prices top $1,000 for the first time, all on this day.
1969: Apollo 9 returns safely to Earth after 10 days in low Earth orbit testing the lunar module. Further tests on the Apollo 10 mission would prepare the module for its ultimate goal, landing on the moon.
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