1982 Plane Crash Near Washington, D.C.
Air Florida Flight 90 took off from Washington, D.C., bound for Tampa, Florida. Soon after takeoff, the plane crashed into the 14th Street Bridge and went down in the Potomac River, killing 78 people. A severe snow storm engulfed the area at the time of the accident, making visibility poor, but investigators found that the pilots failed to turn on an engine-warming system, and ice build-up on intakes starved the engines of power.
1987 Mafia Bosses Sentenced to Prison
Mafiosi Fat Tony and Carmine Peruccia were sentenced to 100 years in prison.
1990 First African American Elected Governor
Lawrence Douglas Wilder, the grandson of a slave, grew up in a segregated South. On Jan. 13, 1990, Former Lieutenant Governor Douglas Wilder took the oath of office in Richmond, Virginia, and became the first African-American to be elected as a governor in the United States.
1938 William B. Davis
1940 Edmund White
1957 Lorrie Moore
1961 Julia Louis-Dreyfus
1966 Patrick Dempsey
1968 Traci Bingham
1970 Keith Coogan
1976 Michael Pena
1977 Orlando Bloom
1990 Liam Hemsworth
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