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This Day in History
1431 - Henry VI of England is crowned King of France at Notre Dame in Paris
1575 - Valdivia, Chili is struck with a 8.5Mw earthquake
1773 - During the American Revolution, members of the Sons of Liberty disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians and dump hundreds of crates of tea into Boston harbor as a protest against the Tea Act. Their actions become known as the Boston Tea Party
1777 - The U.S. State of Virginia becomes the first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation
1850 - The ships Charlotte Jane and the Randolph bring the first of the Canterbury Pilgrims to Lyttelton, New Zealand
1903 - The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel in Bombay opens
1907 - U.S. Navy Battleships (nicknamed The American Great White Fleet), begin their circumnavigation of the world
1920 - An estimated 200,000 people are killed in the 8.5Mw Haiyuan earthquake in the Gansu province in China
1920 - Finland joins the League of Nations
1937 - Inmates Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe are never seen again after they attempt to escape from the American federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay
1960 - A collision over Staten Island, New York of a United Airlines Douglas CD-8 and a TWA Lockheed Super Constellation kills all 128 people on both airplanes and six more on the ground
1965 - A request is made by General William Westmoreland to U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara for 243,000 more men in Vietnam by the end of 1966
1978 - Since the Great Depression, Cleveland, Ohio becomes the first major American City to default on its financial obligations
1979 - Libya and four other OPEC nations raise crude oil prices, which has a dramatic effect on the United States
1991 - Kazakhstan declares their independence from the Soviet Union
This Day in Music
1993 - Nirvana's Unplugged concert airs on MTV less that four months before Kurt Cobain's death
2000 - Stan by Eminem his #1 in the UK, which also features Dido's song Thank You (Video Below)
2003 - Shania Twains fourth album, Up! goes Diamond, making her the first woman with three Diamond albums
2007 - Irreplaceable by Beyonce hits #1 in the U.S.
2020 - Leann Rimes is unmasked as the winner of the season 4 final of The Masked Singer
This Day in Sports
1930 - Golfer Bobby Jones is the first to win the James E. Sullivan Award which is given out to the best U.S. amateur athlete
1967 - NBA Philadelphia 76ers Wilt Chamberlain scores 68 points against Chicago
1972 - The Miami Dolphins become the 1st undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)
1983 - Yogi Berra is named the New York Yankees Manager for the 2nd time
2019 - Drew Brees breaks Peyton Manning's NFL record (539) for career touchdown passes
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. The act of abandoning something or someone, of changine sides; desertion; betrayal. 2. The act of evading any clear course of action or speech, of being deliberately ambiguous; equivocation.
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