On this day: November 2

POSTED: 5:44 PM Nov 01 2012   UPDATED: 11:00 PM Nov 01 2012
Spruce Goose, H-4 Hercules, Howard Hughes

Gen. George Washington says goodbye to his troops, cheerleading is born, the "Spruce Goose" takes off, Truman defeats Dewey, and a federal holiday is created to honor Martin Luther King Jr., all on this day.