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1804 – Burr slays Hamilton in duel
1916 – President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Aid Road Act
1914 – Babe Ruth makes MLB debut
1893 – HOOD’S Sarsaparilla CIH & CO Compound Extract was trademark registered
1990 – Bill Atkinson, the inventor of HyperCard software, left Apple Computers along with Andy Hertzfeld, co-inventor of the Apple Macintosh, and started a new company called General Magic
1985 – Live Aid concert
1960 – Kennedy nominated for presidency
1930 – First World Cup
1836 – Patents are now numbered
1881 – Billy the Kid is shot to death
1882 – Gunfighter John Ringo found dead
1968 – Hank Aaron hits 500th homer
1885 – Sarah Goode became the first black woman to receive a U.S. patent
1903 – Ford Motor Company takes its first order
1988 – Die Hard debuts, makes Bruce Willis a movie star
1975 – The Detroit Tigers name is trademark registered
1985 – Aldus PageMaker, the first desktop publishing program, was first shipped for sale to consumers, invented by Paul Brainard