DECEMBER 13 Former Iraqi Leader Saddam Hussein is captured alive without resistance by US forces during Operation Red Dawn. Hussein was found hiding in a spider hole near his hometown of ad-Dawr. PHOTO: US Army;
Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.