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Queen Isabella of Spain died.
Pope Innocent X condemned the Peace of
Captain James Cook discovered Maui (in what is now
The first national Thanksgiving Day was proclaimed by President George
The first college fraternity, Kappa Alpha,
was founded at Union College.
The first streetcar railway in America began
operating, in New York City.
1836 John Loudon McAdam, developer of the macadamized road
The University of Notre
Dame was fouded.
Frontier lawman Bat Masterson was born.
West Virginia adopted a state constitution.
Alice in Wonderland was published in the
The refrigerated railroad car was patented
by J.B. Sutherland.
Inventor Willis Haviland Carrier was
Walt Anderson was born.
firstphotograph of a meteor was taken.
Hauptman, kidnapper of the "Lindbergh
Baby," was born.
1909 Sigma Alpha
Mu was founded at the City College of New York.
news journalst Eric Sevareid was born.
1913 Phi Sigma
Sigma was founded at Hunter College.
Robert Alda was born.
declared war on Germany.
Carter opened King Tut's tomb.
1922 Cartoonist Charles Schulz
Mongolian People's Republic was proclaimed.
Robert Goulet was born.
impersonator Rich Little was born.
Wayland Flowers was born.
1939 Singer Tina Turner was
Nazis forced 500,000 Warsaw Jews to live in a
Lebanon gained its independence from France.
Casablanca premiered at Hollywood
Theatre in New York City.
Bassist John McVie was born.
India adopted a constitution as
a British Commonwealth Republic.
China entered the Korean War by sending troops
across the Yalu River.
"The Price Is Right" debuted on NBC-TV.
1956 Auto racer Dale Jarrett was
1956 Bandleader Tommy Dorsey
The Minneapolis-St Paul baseball club took
the name Twins.
Early Army aviator Thomas DeWitt Milling died.
The Beatles held their first recording session
under that name.
1969 The Lottery
for Selective Service Draftees bill was signed by
President Richard Nixon.
1970 Benjamin Oliver Davis, the first black to attain the rank of
General of the U.S. Army, died.
A federal jury found Lynette Fromme guilty of
attempting to assassinate President Ronald
The Sex Pistols released their debut
single "Anarchy In The UK."
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