On this day: January 8

POSTED: 05:18 PM CST Jan 07, 2013    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CST Jan 08, 2014 
George Washington portrait

George Washington delivers the first State of the Union, Elvis is born, 14-year-old Bobby Fischer wins his first U.S. Chess Championships, and a gunman shoots Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others in Arizona, all on this day.