On This Day September 8th
On This Day in history:
1504- Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Florence.
1831- William IV was crowned King of Great Britain.
1888- The body of Jack the Ripper's second murder victim, Annie Chapman, is found in London.
1920- U.S. Air Mail service beings from New York City to San Francisco.
1930- New York City public schools begin teaching Hebrew.
1945- U.S. invades Japanese-held Korea.
1955- Disneyland welcomes its one millionth visitor!
1952- Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Old Man and the Sea" was published.
1966- NBC-TV aired the first episode of "Star Trek". The show was canceled on September 2, 1969.
1974- U.S. President Ford granted an unconditional pardon to former President Nixon.
1986- The first Oprah Winfrey Show airs.