Michelangelo starts working on David, the automobile claims its first fatality in America, the National Guard storms Attica, and the U.S. zeroes in on Osama bin Laden as the prime 9/11 suspect, all on this day.
1997: Elton John's re-written and re-recorded version of his song "Candle in the Wind," recorded as a tribute to the late Diana, Princess of Wales, is released in the United Kingdom. The single entered the UK charts at No. 1, becoming John's fourth UK No. 1 single, and would go on to become the best-selling single in UK chart history.