Today would have been the 95th birthday of Milton Friedman.
It also marks the end of the British army's 38-year Operation Banner in Northern Ireland to quell sectarian violence.
Today in History (1984) - In Jackson, Michigan, a factory robot crushes a worker against a safety bar in apparently the first robot-related death in the United States. However, the robot did not eat anyone's blood-pressure medication.
So much for Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics.