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1632
Philosopher and scholar Baruch Spinoza born in The Hague.

1642
Explorer for the Dutch East India Company Abel Tasman becomes the first European to discover the island Van Diemen's Land which will later be called Tasmania.

1713
Author Laurence Sterne (Tristram Shandy) born in Clonmel, Ireland.

1784
Twelfth President of the US, Zachary Taylor born in Orange County, Virginia.

1793
The French revolutionary calendar becomes operative.

1864
French painter Henri Toulouse-Lautrec born in Albi, France.

1868
American composer Scott Joplin born near Linden, Texas.

1877
The novel Black Beauty by Anna Sewell is published.
This wwill be Miss Sewell's first and only novel
She will die 5 months after publication from tuberculosis.

1925
Conservative author and publisher of the National Review William F. Buckley born in New York.

1944
Wharhol Superstar Candy Darling (Flesh) born Forest Hills, Queens, New York.

1859
Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species, the anniversary of which is sometimes called Evolution Day.

1963

Lee Harvey Oswald killed in the Dallas County jail by Jack Ruby.
First live murder on TV.

1971
Hijacker D.B. Cooper parachutes from a Northwest Airlines 727 over Washington State with $200,000 in ransom.


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