On this day in:
1955- The microwave oven, for home use, was introduced by The Tappan Company.
1988- Chico and Bobby DeBarge were convicted of trafficking cocaine in Michigan.
1991- Bill Graham, concert promoter, was killed in a helicopter crash.
1994- The Madonna album "Bedtime Stories" was released.
2002- In Bloomfield, MI, and $ 800,000 house owned by Aretha Franklin burned down. She had not lived in the house for two years.