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William I of Scotland was captured at
Alnwick by forces loyal to Henry II of England.
forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeated
the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at
1568 The Dean of
St. Paul's Cathedral perfected a way to bottle
Clement X was born.
1787 The Northwest Ordinance was adopted by the Continental
French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat was
Henry R. Schoolcraft discovered the source of the
The Battle of Murfreesboro (Tennessee) was
The Battle of Tupelo (Mississippi) was fought.
1863 Educator Mary Emma Woolley was
P.T. Barnum's American Museum burned to the ground.
"Wild West" outlaw Johnny Ringo
Explorer John C. Frémont died.
Talk show host Dave Garroway was born.
A vision of the Virgin Mary appeared to
children of Fatima, Portugal.
Nobel Prize-winning physicist Gabriel Lippmann died.
The Hollywood Sign was officially dedicated in
the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles.
1928 Actor Bob
Crane was born.
politician Jack Kemp was born.
Emmett Dalton, "Wild West" outlaw, died.
Frank Sinatra made his recording debut.
Chef Paul Prudhomme was born.
1940 Actor Patrick Stewart was
Actor Harrison Ford was born.
1942 Guitarist Roger McGuinn was
The greatest tank battle in history ended
with Russia's defeat of Germany at Kursk.
Erno Rubik, inventor of the Rubik's Cube, was born.
Actor Cheech Marin was born.
Composer Arnold Schoenberg died.
Singer Louise Mandrell was born.
Ruth Ellis became the last woman to be executed
in the United Kingdom.
Boxer Michael Spinks was born.
Richard Speck murdered eight nurses in Chicago,
The "Live Aid" concert raised
over $70 million for African famine relief.
performed his first Rain Forest benefit concert.
2006 Actor Red
Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees,
2012 Film and
television producer Richard D. Zanuck died.
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