Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow

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1519
Spanish conquistador, Hernán Cortés enters Tenochtitlán, the Aztec capital, for the first time.

1656
English astronomer and mathematician Edmond Halley born in Haggerston, Middlesex, England.
He was the second Astronomer Royal of Britain best known for computing the orbit of Halley's Comet.

1847

Author Bram Stoker (Dracula) born in Dublin.

1900
Writer Margaret Mitchell (Gone With the Wind) born in Atlanta, Georgia.

1907
Actress Katherine Hepburn born in Hartford, Connecticut.

1923
Adolf Hitler tries to take over the Bavarian state government in what is called the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich.
It fails and Hitler is sent to prison.

1954
Singer Rickie Lee Jones born in Chicago.

1960
John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon to become the 35th president of the United States.

1973
The right ear of kidnapped teen John Paul Getty III is delivered to an Italian newspaper together with a ransom note.
If the kidnappers didn't get the money, they would return him in pieces.

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