Donovan Johnson, 36, was trapped inside a house on fire and died. His 27-year-old fiancee, Tera Miles, and her 3-year-old daughter, Jah'niyah Walker, were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.
The Empire State Building opens, "Citizen Kane" premieres, Cheerios are introduced, Elvis gets hitched, President Bush delivers his "Mission Accomplished" speech, and President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden, all on this day.
George Washington is inaugurated as the first U.S. president, the Louisiana Purchase is completed, Adolf Hitler commits suicide, "The Cosby Show" airs its final episode, and Chrysler declares bankruptcy, all on this day.
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