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1159 Pope Adrian
1267 Rabbi Moses
Ben Nachman established a Jewish community in
Jacques Cartier died.
1715 King Louis
XIV of France died.
The Liberty Bell arrived in
Newspaper publisher James Gordon Bennett was born.
1799 The Bank of
Manhattan Company (now Chase Manhattan) opened in
New York City.
1807 Aaron Burr was acquitted of
charges of plotting to set up an empire.
American explorer William Clark died.
Engelbert Humperdinck was born.
1859 The first
Pullman Sleeping Car went into service.
1859 R. .C Carrington and R.
Hodgson made the first recorded observation a of
1864 The Battle
of Petersburg was fought.
Edgar Rice Burroughs was born.
1878 Emma Nutt
became the first female operator to report for
work, in Boston.
1890 Boston and
Pittsburgh played the first baseball
became the first city in North America to have an
underground rapid transit system.
Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan
The last passenger pigeon died in the
Yvonne De Carlo was born.
1924 Boxer Rocky
Marciano was born.
Boxcar Willie was born.
Conway Twitty was born.
Germany invaded Poland.
1939 Actress Lily Tomlin was
Nurse and social reformer Lillian D. Wald died.
instituted a law requiring Jews to wear a yellow
Star of David.
Barry Gibb was born.
1948 The World
Health Organization was established.
Blanks, inventor of Taebo, was born.
The remains of Benito Mussolini were
re-interred in a family crypt in Predappio,
1957 Singer Gloria Estefan was
Eero Saarinen died.
Fischer defeated Boris Spassky for the world
1975 The last
new episode of "Gunsmoke" aired.
Ethel Waters died.
1995 The Rock
and Roll Hall of Fame opened in Cleveland, Ohio.
Jerry Reed died.
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