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1189 King Henry
II of England died.
1415 John Huss
was burned at the stake.
1495 French King
Charles VIII beat the Holy League at the Battle
Sir Thomas More died.
1553 King Edward
VI of England died.
Argentina, was founded by Jerónimo Luis de
Captain William Kidd was captured in Boston,
1741 American naval hero
John Paul Jones was born.
Ornithologist Alexander Wilson was born.
The American Declaration of Independence
was announced on the front page of the Pennsylvania
British troops captured Fort Ticonderoga.
Congress unanimously resolved to name U.S.
currency "dollar" and adopted decimal
John Marshall, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme
The Republican Party held its first state
convention, at Jackson, Mississippi.
1854 Physicist Georg Simon Ohm
Lyman Blake patented a shoe manufacturing
1869 The Order
of Railway Conductors and Brakemen was founded in
Oil man Harry Sinclair was born.
Louis Pasteur successfully innoculated a child
Agents from the Pinkerton Detective Agency
attempted to end a strike by steel workers in Homestead, Pennsylvania.
Vince McMahon, founder of World Wrestling
Entertainment, was born.
Actor Sebastian Cabot was born.
Nancy Davis, wife of U.S. President Ronald
Reagan, was born.
Fashion designer Pierre Cardin was born.
Talk show host Merv Griffin was born.
1925 Musician Bill Haley was
Actress Janet Leigh was born.
1927 Comedian Pat Paulsen was
Singer Della Reese was born.
The American League won the very first
Major League All-Star Game, 4-2, at Comiskey
1937 Actor Ned
Beatty was born.
1937 Singer Gene Chandler was
1941 The New
York Yankees unveiled a monument to Lou Gehrig in
became the first nation to formally accept the
1945 U.S. President Harry Truman
signed an executive order establishing the Medal
1946 George W.
Bush, 43rd President of the United States, was
1946 Actor Fred Dryer was born.
1946 Actor Sylvester Stallone
1946 Actor Burt Ward was born.
The Harry S. Truman Memorial Library
was dedicated in Independence, Missouri.
López Mateos was elected President of Mexico.
William Faulkner died.
1965 Comoros gained independence from
trumpeter Louis Armstrong died.
Singer/actor Roy Rogers died.
2003 Actor Buddy
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