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San Marino Founding Day
Acording to tradition, the Republic of San Marino was
jurist Sir Edward Coke died.
Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, died.
1752 The British
Empire (including the American colonies) adopted
the Gregorian calendar.
Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, officially
ending the Revolutionary War in America.
Latrobe, designer of the U.S. Capitol, died.
Sarah Orne Jewett was born.
Louis H. Sullivan was born.
merchant and philanthropist Edward Albert Filene
Automobile designer Ferdinand Porsche was born.
1894 Labor Day
was first celebrated as a legal holiday in the
Britain annexed the Boer Republic of South
Kitty Carlisle was born.
1912 The world's
first cannery opened in England to supply food to
the Royal Navy.
1913 Actor Alan
Ladd was born.
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signed
the Adamson Act, providing an 8-hour day on
musician Hank Thompson was born.
DeSalvo, aka the "Boston Strangler,"
Eileen Brennan was born.
1935 Sir Malcolm
Campbell became the first person to drive a car
at over 300 mph.
The British 8th Army landed in Southern Italy.
troops liberated Abbeville, France.
1944 French troops liberated
1944 A tank division of British
Guards liberated Brussels, Belgium.
forces in the Philippines surrendered to Allied
1951 The soap
opera "Search for Tomorrow" debuted on
1956 Tanks were
deployed against racist demonstrators in Clinton,
1957 Actor Steve
Schirripa was born.
1962 Poet e.e.
Charlie Sheen was born.
coach Vince Lombardi died.
1971 Qatar became independent of
1977 The last
new episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore
Show" aired on NBC-TV.
1981 Author Alec
Snowboarder/skateboarder Shaun White was born.
director Frank Capra died.
1995 eBay was
Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme
Fossett, the first person to cross the Pacific
Ocean in a balloon, died.
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