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1622
Powhatan Indian empire attacks the Jamestown killing at least 347 colonists. So begins the Powhatan War.

1832
German writer Johann Wolgang von Goethe dies after asking for "mere licht!".

1887
Comedian Chico Marx, member of the Marx Brothers, born in New York.

1908
Western writer Louis L'Amour born in Jamestown, North Dakota.

1923

French mime Marcel Marceau born in Strasbourg, France.

1931
William Shatner

1941
Billy Collins, American poet

1948
Andrew Lloyd Webber, English director and composer

1963

The Beatles' first album, Please Please Me, is released in the United Kingdom.



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