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1694 The Bank of England was incorporated.

Nathanael Greene1742 Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene was born.

U.S. Department of State1789 The Department of Foreign Affairs was created by act of Congress.

John Dalton1844 Chemist John Dalton died.

Atlantic Cable1866 The first permanent Atlantic Cable was completed.

Frederick Banting1921 Frederick Banting and Charles Beat successfully isolated insulin for the first time.

1940 Bugs Bunny made his first appearance on the silver screen, in A Wild Hare.

1953 The Korean War ended.

1959 The Continental (Baseball) League was organized in New York City.

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi1980 Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran died.

Bob Hope2003 Entertainer Bob Hope died.

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