On this day :
1809 Edgar Allan Poe is born, 1764 John Wilkes expelled from Parliament, 2007 First McDonalds drivethrough opens in Beijing, 1807 Robert E Lee born, 1862 Battle of Logans Crossroads, 1950 Communist China recognizes North Vietnam, 1999 Man charged in California cyberstalking case, 1883 Fog leads to deadly collision in North Sea, 1840 Wilkes claims portion of Antarctica for US, 1966 Indira Gandhi becomes Indian prime minister, 1983 Butcher of Lyons arrested in Bolivia, 1993 Production begins on Toy Story, 1921 Patricia Highsmith is born, 1993 Fleetwood Mac reunite to play Dont Stop at Bill Clintons first Inaugural gala, 1847 Mexican rebels kill Charles Bent, 1977 Ford pardons Tokyo Rose, 1974 Notre Dame beats UCLA to end 88game winning streak, 1961 Eisenhower cautions successor about Laos, 1968 Operation McLain is launched, 1915 First air raid on Britain, 1941 British attack Italians in Africa,