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Boston Massacre
Boston Massacre
On March 5, 1770, a small detachment of British soldiers fired into a crowd of about 400 Bostonians, killing three and wounding eight.
Anders Celsius
Anders Celsius
was the first to suggest a connection between the aurora borealis and changes in the magnetic field of the Earth, and helped determine that the Earth is not a perfect sphere. He is most remembered today, however, for the temperature scale which bears his name.
Mason-Dixon Line
The Mason-Dixon Line
was originally meant to only demarcate the boundaries between Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware, but has since come to be a symbol for the division between North and South.
Caroline Herschel
Caroline Herschel
was the first woman astronomer to earn a salary for her services to science, acquire honors, and be accepted into scientific organizations.
Cuban Crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer)
The Cuban Crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer)
is one of the most critically endangered crocodilians in the world, with fewer than 6,000 believed to be in the wild. It is only found in two swamps, both in Cuba.
Sussex County
Sussex County
The northernmost county of New Jersey, Sussex County has an area of 70.59 square miles and a population of approximately 149,200. The county seat is Newton.
Vitus Bering
Vitus Bering
commanded two voyages into the waters between northern Asia and North America, proving that the two continents are not linked by land and charting much of the southern coast of Alaska along the way.
Thomas Blanchard
Thomas Blanchard
was awarded 24 patents in his lifetime. His inventions included a machine for making carpet tacks, a steam-powered car, and a machine for bending wood. The invention for which he is best known is a wood lathe capable of creating irregularly shaped objects.
The Ventures
The Ventures
Formed in 1959, The Ventures gained national fame with "Walk, Don't Run," which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Singles Chart in 1960. Since then they have charted no fewer than 14 singles and 38 albums, making them the most successful instrumental rock group of all time.
Battle of Princeton
Battle of Princeton
Fought on January 3, 1777, George Washington's success at Princeton allowed the Americans to regain control of New Jersey, and greatly improved their morale.

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