As "Selma" opens in theaters, take a look at some other movies that are based on real people.
1935: "Mutiny on the Bounty" tells the story of Captain Bligh and a British sailing ship, the Bounty.
Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island
The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.
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