Today in History:
1842 - The University of Notre Dame is founded
1922 - Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon enter King Tutankhamuns tomb-- they are the first to enter it in over 3,000 years
1949 - The Indian Constituent Assembly adopts India's first constitution
1965 - The French launch Asterix-1, a satellite, becoming the third nation to enter space
2000 - Katherine Harris, then Florida's Secretary of State, declared George W. Bush the winner in the state's presidential ballots by a total of 537 votes.