The Hershey Chocolate Company begins manufacturing Hershey's Kisses...and Valentine's Day has never been the same since.
Monday, February 2, 1925
The sled dog Balto and the rest of his team finally arrive in Nome, Alaska, with the serum that will save the town from being wiped out by a diphtheria epidemic.
Monday, January 13, 1930
Everyone's favorite mouse makes his first comic-strip appearance in the New-York Mirror.
Monday, August 3, 1936
Jesse Owens wins his first gold medal in the men's 100-meter dash at the Summer Olympics in Berlin. This kicked off his legendary performance at the games where he went on to earn three more gold medals in track and field events.