Posted: 01/05/2014 - Today is Sunday, Jan. 5... On this date: In 1781, a British naval expedition led by Benedict Arnold burned Richmond, Va. In 1895, French Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, convicted of treason, was publicly stripped of his rank. (He was ultimately vindicated.) In 1972, President Richard Nixon announced that he had ordered development of the space shuttle. In 1965, The Supremes recorded "Stop! In the Name Of Love." In 1970, "All My Children" premiered on ABC. In 1998, singer-turned-politician Sonny Bono died when he slammed into a tree while skiing at a resort near the Nevada-California border. He was 62.