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Ferdinand of Austria-Bohemia was chosen as
King of Hungary.
The English Long Parliament was formed.
Spain acquired the Louisiana Territory.
colonizer of Texas, was born.
Poet William Cullen Bryant was born.
Emperor Meiji of Japan was born.
Ibáńez del Campo, President of Chile, was born.
Vilhjalmur Stefansson, Canadian explorer, was
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Native
Americans could not be American citizens.
The first automatic telephone exchange was opened
at La Porte, Indiana.
J. H. Hunter patented portable weighing
King Leopold III of Belgium was
granted independence to Panama.
James Reston was born.
Charles Bronson was born.
Sharpshooter Annie Oakley died.
1930 Bank of
Italy became Bank of America.
Albert Reynolds, Prime Minister of Ireland, was born.
Actor Ken Berry was born.
1933 American politician Michael
Dukakis was born.
Singer Lulu was born.
Boxer Larry Holmes was born.
Comedian Roseanne Barr was born.
Actress Kate Capshaw was born.
1953 Comedian Dennis Miller was
Musician Stuart Leslie Goddard, aka Adam Ant, was
1954 Painter Henri Matisse died.
A dog named Laika was launched into orbit
on board the Soviet craft Sputnik II and became
the first living animal to enter the Earth's
1957 Actor Dolph Lundgren was
1961 The United States Agency
for International Development was established.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) was
established, replacing National Educational
1986 The Federated States of
independence from a United Nations mandate.
Actress Mary Martin died.
1996 Jean-Bédel Bokassa, self-proclaimed Emperor of the Central
African Empire, died.
Actor Jonathan Harris died.
Long-distance swimmer Gertrude Ederle died.
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