On this day: August 5

POSTED: 6:59 PM Jul 19 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Aug 05 2014
Ronald Reagan, 1981 air-traffic controllers strike

The Mayflower departs England, the first electric traffic signal is installed, Marilyn Monroe dies, the Beatles release "Revolver," and President Reagan fires striking air-traffic controllers, all on this day.