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1845 – Birth of the U.S. Naval Academy
1973 – Vice President Agnew resigns
1957 – Braves beat the Yanks to win World Series
1911 – Henry Ford received a patent for an automobile transmission mechanism
2002 – Jimmy Carter wins Nobel Prize
1968 – Apollo 7 launched
1975 – Saturday Night Live debuts
1841 – A patent for a collapsible tube for use with such items as toothpaste was granted to John Rand
1492 – Columbus reaches the New World
1609 – The song “Three Blind Mice” is published In London
1933 – Alcatraz Island is made a federal maximum security prison
1997 – John Denver dies in an aircraft accident
1972 – Stevie Wonder copyright registered the words and music for “You Are the Sunshine of My Life” (Wonder registered his first work at age 14 in 1964.)
1792 – White House cornerstone laid
1903 – Boston defeats Pittsburgh in baseball’s first World Series
1943 – Italy declares war on Germany
1893 – The melody for “Happy Birthday To You” was copyright registered
1947 – Yeager breaks sound barrier
1962 – The Cuban Missile Crisis begins
1975 – Trial begins in Amityville murders
1964 – King wins Nobel Peace Prize