Once a 12-seat restaurant in Santa Barbara, Los Arroyos now has four locations in California and Nevada as it celebrates its 16th year. For three days, several menu items have 1999 prices as a "thank you" by the owner to the customers.
Vintage World War II-era planes are on display and making commemorative flights. The highlight of the show is the B-29 bomber Superfortress “FIFI”. It is the only B-29 bomber still flying anywhere in the world.
The Alamo falls, the Supreme Court rules in the Dred Scott case, the Oreo cookie and Silly Putty are introduced, Mike Tyson wins in his pro debut, and Eric Clapton enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a third time, all on this day.