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Today is Day 111 of 2024



420 Day

1808
President of the Second Republic and Emperor of France Napoleon III born in Paris.

1840
French painter and illustrator Odilon Redon born in Bordeaux, France

1841
The world's first detective story, The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe, was published in America.

1888
German dictator Adolph Hitler born in Braunau am Inn, Austria.

1893

Spanish painter Joan Miró born in Barcelona, Spain.

Silent film comedian, stunt performer & photographer Harold Lloyd born in Burchard, Nebraska.

1916
The Chicago Cubs play their first game at what will become Wrigley Field defeating the Cincinnati Reds 7–6 in 11 innings.

1908
Jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, and bandleader Lionel Hampton born in Louisville, Kentucky.

1920

VII Summer Olympics opens in Antwerp, Belgium.

1943
Model and actress Edie Sedgwick (Warhol Superstar) born in Santa Barbara, California.


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