25 Things that used to be legal
2003: California Gov. Gray Davis (pictured) becomes the first governor recalled in the history of the state, and just the second in U.S. history. In results that would be certified on Nov. 14, 2003, voters selected actor/bodybuilder and Republican candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger as the new governor over fellow Republican Tom McClintock and Democrat Cruz Bustamante, who at the time was the sitting lieutenant governor of California. The race had 135 candidates who qualified for the ballot, several of whom were prominent celebrities, including Arianna Huffington, Gary Coleman and Larry Flynt.
Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades Afghanistan, all on this day.
Wildlife officials promote safety education and recreational hunting and fishing.
People smugglers accused of causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants when they deliberately rammed and sank their boat in the Mediterranean must be found and punished, the U.N. human rights chief said Friday.
Up to 500 people on board are thought to...
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