Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, and Joey Buttafuoco heads to jail, all on this day.
1968: Rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard, a founding member of the rap group Wu-Tang Clan, is born under the birth name Russell Tyrone Jones in Brooklyn, N.Y. He died on Nov. 13, 2004, of a drug overdose, two days before his 36th birthday.
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