https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gone-with-the-wind-published “Gone With the Wind” published-1936. Wounded soldiers from the Battle of the Little Big Horn evacuated by steamboat-1876. Soviet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects from USSR-1974. Daredevil crosses Niagara Falls on tightrope-1859. Spanish retreat from Aztec capital-1520. Soviet cosmonauts perish in reentry disaster-1971. Hitler purges members of his own Nazi party in The Night of the Long Knives-1934. NATIONAL METEOR DAY!! SOCIAL MEDIA DAY!!