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Roman Emperor Caligula was assassinated.
Roman Emperor Hadrian was born.
Pope Stephen III died.
Pope Stephen IV died.
1599 A "revolt"
by Indians in New Mexico was crushed by
Connecticut Colony was organized.
the Great, King of Prussia, was born.
King George III of Great Britain died.
1848 Gold was discovered
1848 Horace Wells, the first to
demonstrate the use of ether as a surgical
1857 The University of Calcutta was
formally founded as the first full-fledged
university in south Asia.
Edith Wharton was born.
Hoyt Vandenberg, United States Air Force Chief of
Staff, was born.
The first public meeting of the English Boy
Scouts was held.
Actor Ernest Borgnine was born.
Evangelist Oral Roberts was born.
The Eskimo Pie was patented.
1923 Aztec Ruins
National Monument was established.
Rebecca Latimer Felton, the
first woman ever sworn in as a U.S. Senator,
1939 Singer Ray
Stevens was born.
1941 Singer Neil
Diamond was born.
1941 Singer Aaron Neville was
Sharon Tate was born.
1949 Actor John
Belushi was born.
Yakov Smirnoff was born.
Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain during
World War II, died.
Gymnast Mary Lou Retton was born.
Anonymous founder Bill W. died.
Larry Fine, of the Three Stooges, died.
Voyager 2 made its closest approach to Uranus.
1986 L. Ron Hubbard, founder of
killer Ted Bundy was executed.
Court Justice Thurgood Marshall died.
2012 Actor James
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