Today in 1898,Will Kellogg released the first batch of Sanitas Toasted Corn Flakes.
Today in 1932,the Olympic Games opened in Los Angeles, California. The Games returned to Los Angeles in 1984.
Today in 1975,former Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit. Presumed dead, his remains have never been found. Hoffa was declared legally dead in 1982.
Today in 1976,Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner won the Gold medal in the Decathlon at the summer Olympics in Montreal.
Today in 2003,President George W. Bush took personal responsibility for the first time for using discredited intelligence in his State of the Union address, but predicted he would be vindicated for going to war against Iraq.
Today in 2013,S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy – the most serious charge he faced - but was convicted of espionage, theft and other charges at Fort Meade, Maryland, more than three years after he’d spilled secrets to WikiLeaks. The former intelligence analyst, now known as Chelsea Manning, was later sentenced to up to 35 years in prison. The sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama in his final days in office.