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1897 The pencil sharpener is patented.1936 The first issue of Life magazine hits the newsstands 1984 Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie throws a long game-winning pass to defeat the University of Miami. It is one of the most famous plays in American college football history.1988 Hockey great Wayne Gretzky scores his 600th NHL goal Famous Birthdays:
1804 Franklin Pierce (14th US President)1859 Billy the Kid (Outlaw)1888 Harpo Marx (Comedian)1956 Steve Harvey (Comedian)1984 Lucas Grabeel (Actor - Disney's High School Musical)1992 Miley Cyrus (Actress - Disney's Hannah Montana)
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