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1694 The Bank of England was incorporated.
1742 Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene was born.
1789 The Department of Foreign Affairs was created by act of Congress.
1844 Chemist John Dalton died.
1866 The first permanent Atlantic Cable was completed.
1921 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.
1980 Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran died.
2003 Entertainer Bob Hope died.
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