Today is Day 179 of 2023
King of England Henry VIII born in Greenwich, England.
Painter Peter Paul Rubens born in Siegen, Germany.
Swiss-French philosopher and writer Jean-Jacques Rousseau (A Dissertation On the Origin and Foundation of the Inequality of Mankind) born in Geneva, Switzerland.
Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis' claim to a Barony of Arizona is wholly fictitious and fraudulent.
The Martian Nakhla meteorite falls to Earth, landing in Egypt and vaporizes a dog - instantly.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie are assassinated in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo by Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip.
This assassination is the most immediate cause of World War I.
Blues singer-songwriter and guitarist David "Honeyboy" Edwards born in Shaw, Mississippi.
The Treaty of Versailles signed ending World War I.
Director and comedian Mel Brooks (Young Frankenstein) born in Brooklyn, New York.
New Yorkers cartoonist George Booth born in Cainsville, Missouri.
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