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1157 King Richard I of England was
Duan declared himself King of Serbia.
Poet Ludovico Ariosto was born.
Michelangelo's David was unveiled in Florence.
The first permanent settlement in what is now
America was founded in Saint Augustine, Florida.
Peter Stuyvesant surrendered New Amsterdam to the British,
who renamed it New York.
1771 Mission San
Gabriel Archangel was established in California.
and explorer Raphael Pumpelly was born.
Antonín Dvorák was born.
1841 Charles Guiteau, assassin
of President James A. Garfield, was born.
1877 John Neely Bryan, founder of
Dallas, Texas, died.
U.S. Senator Robert Alphonso Taft was born.
"Pledge of Allegiance" was published in
1897 Lutie Lytle became the third
African-American woman licensed to practice law
in the United States.
1897 Singer Jimmie Rodgers was
Texas, was struck by a hurricane and tidal wave;
more than 5,000 people were killed.
Gorman (Miss District of Columbia) was crowned as
the first Miss America in Atlantic City, New
1922 Comic Sid
Caeser was born.
1922 Economist Lyndon LaRouche
1925 Actor Peter
Sellers was born.
Aircraft Company was formed.
1930 The comic
strip "Blondie" debuted.
1930 Richard Drew invented
Patsy Cline was born.
1933 King Faisal
I of Iraq died.
announced its surrender to the Allies.
Benjamin Orr was born.
Richard Strauss died.
Hemmingway's Old Man and the Sea was
nations signed the Southeast Asia
Collective Defense Treaty, forming the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization.
Joshua Lionel Cowen, inventor of
the Lionel Trains, died.
Trek" premiered on NBC-TV.
1966 "That Girl"
premiered on ABC-TV.
The Republic of Uganda was
1969 Game show
host Bud Collyer died.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the
Performing Arts formally opened to the
1971 Actor David Arquette was
1974 U.S. President Gerald Ford pardoned
former President Richard Nixon for any
and all crimes he may have committed while in
1977 Actor Zero
1979 Singer Pink
1983 Ibrahim Abboud, former military
leader of the Sudan, died.
1987 Rapper Wiz
Khalifa was born.
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