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Today is Day 231 of 2024

Virginia Dare, granddaughter of Governor John White of the Colony of Roanoke, becomes the first English child born in the Americas.

Governor John White returns to Roanoke colony but finds only an empty fort & the word Croatan carved in a tree.

Composer and conductor Antonio Salieri born Legnago in the Republic of Venice.
A contemporary and rival of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Film director Roman Polanski (Chinatown) born in Paris.

Author and lawyer Vincent Bugliosi (Helter Skelter) born in Hibbing, Minnesota.


Vladimir Nabokov's controversal novel Lolita is published in the United States.

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Six palms near Square One Ranch.
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The north wind knows all the cracks in the house. ~ Southern Proverb


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