U.S. Marines raised the American flag on Iwo Jima on this day in history1945.
On this day in history 1836 the Mexican general Santa Anna began the siege of the Alamo.
The Tootsie Roll was introduced in 1896 by Leo Hirshfield.
The first Axis shelling of U.S. soil took place near Santa Barbara, California in the year 1942.
In 1997 Scottish scientists announced the successful cloning of a sheep, Dolly.