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Today is Day 122 of 2023


The King James Bible is published for the first time in London, England, by printer Robert Barker.


Confederate General Stonewall Jackson was accidentally shot by one of his own men during the battle of Chancellorsville.
He will succumb to the wound in 8 days time.

Silent Screen star Norma Talmadge born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Photographer Philippe Halsman born in Riga, Latvia.

Vaudeville comedian and television host, Pinky Lee born in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Comedian Jack Benny's radio show airs for the first time.

Protest at University of Nanterre escalated into a nationwide students strike still known generally as 'Paris 1968' or 'May 1968' when a general insurrection broke out across France.

Suspected mastermind behind the September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden is killed by United States special forces in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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"A new broom sweeps clean, but an old one knows where the dirt is." ~ Southern Proverb


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