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Pope Alexander V died.
Rhode Island declared its independence from Great
The American Academy of Arts and Science
Education reformer Horace Mann was
1814 French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled to the island of Elba.
Rufus Putnam, the "father
of Ohio," died.
Biologist Thomas Huxley was born.
1827 John Hanning Speke, African explorer, was born.
The Battle of Mobile (Alabama) was fought.
The Haymarket Riot took place in Chicago.
The first edition of the London Daily Mail
The United States began work on the Panama Canal.
Tel Aviv, Israel, was founded.
Jazz musician Maynard Ferguson was born.
1928 Egyptian President Hosni
Mubarak was born.
Actress Audrey Hepburn was born.
Author Robin Cook was born.
The Battle of the Coral Sea began.
Singer Pia Zadora was born.
Violinist-composer-conductor George Enescu died.
Singer Randy Travis was born.
National Guardsmen fired on students at Kent
State University, killing four.
Moe Howard, leader of The Three
1979 Margaret Thatcher was elected as
the first woman Prime Minister of the United
1980 Josip Broz
Tito, dictator of Yugoslavia, died.
2009 Actor Dom
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