On this day: November 15

POSTED: 12:14 PM Nov 14 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 15 2013

Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, and Joey Buttafuoco heads to jail, all on this day.

OTD November 15 - Wendy's
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Wendy's

1969: In Columbus, Ohio, Dave Thomas opens the first Wendy's restaurant, naming it after his fourth child, Melinda Lou "Wendy" Thomas. Within a year he had opened a second Wendy's restaurant in Columbus. Today, it is the world's third largest hamburger fast food chain with approximately 6,650 locations, trailing only McDonald's and Burger King.

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