The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History
1781 Los Angeles was founded by Spanish settlers.
1888 George Eastman received a patent for his roll-film camera and registered his trademark: Kodak.
2002 Singer Kelly Clarkson was voted the first “American Idol” on the Fox TV series.
2006 “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin, 44, died after a stingray’s barb pierced his chest.