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histo:Crowning of King Ellesar (LOTR)
Hank Aaron hits his first home run, 1954
events:Coda-Cola Company announced it was changing its Coke formula only to later reintroduce the original formula as Coke Classic (1985)
Methodist and Evangelical Bretheren merged to become the United Methodist Church (1968)
Stephen Douglas, the "Little Giant", debated Lincoln (1813)
The vitascope system for projecting onto a screen (1896)
lives:James Buchanan, 15th President (1857-1861) (1791)
Lee Majors, actor (1940)
Miguel de Cervantes, author, dies (1616)
Shirley Temple Black, child actress and U.S. ambassador, is born (1928)
Valerie Bertinelli, actress (1960)
Vladimir Nabokov, Russian novelist, is born (1899)
William Shakespeare, playwright, dies (1616)
William Wordswoth, poet, dies near Grasmere, Westmorland (1850)
lotr:Crowning of King Ellesar (LOTR)
sfo:Blossom Rock in San Francisco Bay blown up. (1871)
Courtesy Mail Boxes for motorists started in San Francisco. (1949)
space:Advisory council for Aeronautics becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautic, or NACA (1915)
First Soviet communications satelite launched (1965)
USSR Soyus 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes first cosomonaut to make 2 flights (1967)
sports:Hank Aaron hits his first home run (1954)
world:Independence Day (Turkey)
St. George's Day - patron saint of England

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