200,000 at the Lincoln Memorial…

…and what they heard they’d remember for a lifetime.  Plus, a fairy tale wedding which ends well short of “happily ever after.”  And 4 upstarts make the cover of Life Magazine.




Today is Race Your Mouse Around the Icons Day, something to do while waiting for files to load.





1963: Some 200,000 people participated in a peaceful civil rights “Freedom March” in Washington, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.





1996 The troubled 15-year marriage of Britain’s Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially ends.







1964: on the cover of Life magazine four smiling mop tops appeared – the Beatles.