On this day in 1718, English pirate Edward Teach, better known as "Blackbeard," is killed during a battle off the Virginia coast—started when a rival pirate gives him the "ho-ho-ho's" about streaks of grey in his beard.

Conspiracy theorists believe Lee Harvey Oswald had some kind of grudge against Connally

On this day in 1963, Texas Gov. John B. Connally (above) is seriously wounded while riding in a motorcade in Dallas. A suspect, Lee Harvey Oswald, is arrested.

On this day in 1988, the "Stealth" B-2 Bomber is unveiled. It will be superseded one year later by an improved version, the B-2 Bomber with Raisins (below).

The B-2 Bomber with Raisins.

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