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Jacques Cartier landed in Canada and claimed it
Mary Queen of Scots was deposed and replaced by
her one-year-old son James VI.
The States of Holland and Zealand were
recognized by Willem van Orange.
Antoine de la Mothe
Cadillac founded a trading post at Fort
Pontchartrain (now Detroit).
The British took Gibraltar.
South American revolutionary, was born.
Henry Shaw, founder of the Missouri Botanical
Garden, was born.
Author Alexandre Dumas the Elder was born.
The Mormons settled what is now Salt Lake City.
1847 Richard March Hoe patented
the rotary-type printing press.
U.S. President Martin Van Buren died.
The Battle of Battle Mountain was fought.
The Battle of Winchester was fought.
Tennessee became the first former Confederate
state to be readmitted to the Union.
Transamerican rail service began.
Aviator Amelia Earhart was born.
Czar Nicholas II of Russia and
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany signed a mutual
American politician Bella Abzug was born.
The Treaty of Lausanne,
settling the boundaries of modern Turkey, was
signed in Switzerland.
John Scopes was found guilty of teaching
proclaimed the Kellogg-Briand Pact.
Actress Ruth Buzzi was born.
Instant coffee was invented.
Russian soldiers liberated the Majdanek
Comedian Gallagher was born.
Actress Lynda Carter was born.
British occupation of Egypt officially ended.
U.S. Vice President Richard
Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev had a "Kitchen
the American National Exhibition in Moscow.
Edwin Newman became news anchor of "Today
Basketball player Karl Malone was born.
Baseball player Barry Bonds was born.
Actor Montgomery Clift died.
Apollo 11 returned to Earth.
1969 Singer Jennifer Lopez was
1974 The United
States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President
did not have the authority to withhold subpoenaed
White House tapes.
Actor Archie Duncan died.
Actor Peter Sellers died.
Actor Chad Everett died.
2012 Actor Sherman Hemsley died.
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