John Lennon got his driver’s license just after The Beatles had become the biggest band in the world. So it’s probably not a surprise that his first ride was a little fancier than yours.
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1852 – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’ is published (More info)
1854 – Members of the Whig Party splinter off into a new group they call the Republican Party (More info)