Updated: 11/03/2013 - In 1911, the Chevrolet Motor Car Co. was founded in Detroit by Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant. (The company was acquired by General Motors in 1918.) In 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2, the second manmade satellite, into orbit; on board was a dog named Laika (LY'-kah) who was sacrificed in the experiment. Also in 1957, In 1957, two future number one pop songs were released: "Great Balls Of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis and "At The Hop" by Danny and the Juniors. In 2008, Former White House photographer Cecil Stoughton, who took the iconic image of Lyndon Johnson taking the oath of office after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, died on Merritt Island, Fla. at age 88.