Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1931 – The George Washington Bridge linking New Jersey and New York opens (More info)

1946 – Twelve Nazi leaders are sentenced to death at the Nuremberg Trials (More info)

1957 – "In God We Trust" first appears on US paper currency (More info)

1962 – Johnny Carson takes over from Jack Paar as host of 'The Tonight Show' goes on to helm the program for 30 years (More info)

1971 – Walt Disney World opens near Orlando, Florida (More info)

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