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Today is Day 102 of 2024

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William III and Mary II are crowned joint sovereigns of Great Britain.

Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion BWV 244b premieres at St. Thomas Church, Leipzig


John Merrick, the so-called Elephant Man, dies in Whitechapel, London, England.

Comic strip artist Dale Messick (Brenda Starr) born in South Bend, Indiana.

Fashion designer Oleg Cassini born in Paris, France.

Poet Mark Strand born in Summerside, Canada.

President Harry Truman fires General of the Army Douglas MacArthur from his command in Korea.

The Stone of Scone which Scottish monarchs were traditionally crowned, is found on the site of the altar of Arbroath Abbey.
It had been taken in 1950 by Scottish nationalist students from its place in Westminster Abbey.

Bob Dylan makes his New York City stage debut at Gerde's Folk City, a small Greenwich Village club, opening for bluesman John Lee Hooker.


Apollo 13 mission to the moon is launched.

The Apple I computer is released.

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Raven glides over the Grand Canyon on 20210222.
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This Day at the New Yorker

“Don’t sell the hide until you’ve shot the bear.” ~ Norwegian Proverb


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