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This Day In History

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Today's Events

  • Copernicus formally installed as canon of Frauenberg Cathedral
  • Jacobite Scottish Highlanders defeat royal force at Killiecrankie.
  • Bank of England is chartered.
  • Adelaide South Australia founded.
  • Atlantic telegraph cable successfully laid (1 686 miles long)
  • Billboard magazine starts publishing bestseller charts.
  • Yogi Berri starts record 148 game errorless streak
  • Korean War ends
  • Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation.
  • Mariner 2 launched to venus; flyby mission.
  • Pioneer 10 Launched.


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