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Today is Day 176 of 2022


1788

Virginia ratifies the United States Constitution and becomes the 10th US state.

1857
Charles Baudelaire publishes Les Fleurs du Mal.

1876

General George Armstrong Custer and 264 members of the 7th U.S. Cavalry are killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn - called Battle of the Greasy Grass by the Plains indians.

1903
Writer George Orwell (1984) born in Motihari, India.

1906
Harry K. Thaw shoots American architect Stanford White on the roof of New York’s old Madison Square Garden, which White had designed.
Thaw was jealous over the relationship between his wife, former showgirl Evelyn Nesbitt Thaw and White.

1932

English painter and illustrator Peter Blake born in Dartford, Kent, England.
He was co-creator of the sleeve art for the Beatles album Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

1941
Joe DiMaggio continues his baseball hitting streak to 45 straight games with a home run breaking the record set by Wee Willie Keeler back in 1897.

1944
The last edition of the comic strip Krazy Kat by George Herriman is published.

1950
The Korean War begins when forces from North Korea cross the 38th parallel that divids the North from South Korea.

1967
The Beatles record All You Need Is Love during a global telecast called Our World.

2009
Singer Michael Jackson dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles


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