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1968 – President Lyndon B. Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act
1970 – Apollo 13 launched to moon
1893 – Frederic Ives patented the process for half-tone printing press.
1988 – Leder and Stewart on behalf of Harvard University were issued the first patent #4,736,866 for a new animal life form – a genetically altered mouse.
1633 – Galileo is convicted of heresy
1861 – The Civil War begins
1990 – “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie was copyrighted.
1860 – 1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento, California
1865 – US President Abraham Lincoln is shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington
1818 – Webster’s American Dictionary of the English Language is printed
1964 – Paul Winchell (ventriloquist) was granted patent # 3,129,001 for an “inverted novelty mask”.