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106 B.C. Roman
General Pompey was born (according to tradition).
Continental Congress fled to York, Pennsylvania.
Slocum patented the first stapler.
Dr. William T.G. Morton used
sulfuric ether to remove an ulcerated tooth from
a patient who experienced no pain during the
Wilhelm Karl Grimm, collector and publisher of fairy
1898 The City of
New York was established.
McKinley Memorial was dedicated.
Buddy Rich was born.
Truman Capote was born.
rights activist Elie Wiesel was born.
Angie Dickinson was born.
Boulder Dam was dedicated.
1935 Singer Johnny Mathis was
Frankie Lymon was born.
The first verdicts of the Nuremberg War Crimes
Trials were announced.
Edith Roosevelt, wife of President Theodore
The Berlin Airlift ended.
The world's first nuclear powered ship,
the USS Nautilus, was commissioned.
1954 Actor Barry Williams was
Actor James Dean was killed in a car accident.
French Premier Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury
General Lyman Louis Lemnitzer became
Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Flintstones" premiered on ABC-TV, making it
the first prime-time animated series.
1960 The last new episode of
"The Howdy Doody Show" aired on NBC-TV.
James Meredith registered for classes at
the University of Mississippi.
Ventriloquist Edgar Bergen died.
Charles Richter, co-creator of the Richter Scale, died.
French actress Simone Signoret died.
2010 Film and
television producer Stephen J. Cannell died.
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