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was a career criminal by the age of 25, but had
managed to avoid spending long stretches in
prison. He gained infamy on July 14, 1966, when
he managed to hold nine student nurses at gun-
and knifepoint and systematically kill eight of
was the most prominent spokesman for Korean
independence during World War II, and became the
first President of the Republic of Korea in 1948.
He spent the next twelve years suppressing
dissent and trying to gain international support
for a unification of the Korean Peninsula, and
was forced to resign and go into exile in 1960.
On November 7, 1811, Shawnee "prophet"
Tenskwatawa launched an attack against forces led
by William Henry Harrison. Tenskwatawa's warriors
were soundly defeated, leading most of his
followers to abandon him. Harrison's victory made
him a hero and ultimately helped him win the
José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte
was a career military officer who seized control
of Chile's government in 1973. Despite being
known for his brutal repression of opposition, he
allowed Chileans to vote him out of office in
Leland Cronkite, Jr.
anchored "CBS Evening News" from 1962
to 1981, a period that included the
assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Robert F.
Kennedy, and Martin Luther King, Jr., six manned
moon landings, the Watergate Affair, and the Iran
Hostage Crisis. Named "the most trusted man
in America" in 1972, he ended every one of
his newscasts with the iconic phrase "And
that's the way it is on (the date of
Bean "Tex" Avery
was an animator and cartoon director who worked
for Walter Lantz, Warner Brothers, and MGM. Over
the course of his career he gave Bugs Bunny his
personality, redesigned Porky Pig and Chilly
Willy, and created Daffy Duck, Droopy, Screwball
Squirrel, and the Frito Bandito, among many other