Magellan sets sail, the first American-made, gas-powered car goes for a spin, Cal Ripken sits for the first time in 16 years, and the U.S. ends "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," all on this day.
1957: Buddy Holly releases the single "Peggy Sue," with "Everyday" as the B-side. The song would peak at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 100 music chart later in the year, making it Holly's second hit, following the No. 1 hit "That'll Be the Day" from earlier in the year.