The Chicago Bears won Superbowl XX. The score was 46 to 10 over the New England Patriots.
Former State Trooper and professional singer, Larry Dembinski, is 71 today. Larry is from Knox and he is now living in Hawaii.
They called it the Blizzard of 1967 and it began on this date. Before it was all over, 23-28 inches of snow had fallen depending where you were in the Kankakee Valley.
Eddie Van Halen was born on this date in 1957 in the Netherlands.
On this date in 1784, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over the choice of the Eagle as the symbol of America, and expressed his preference of the turtle.