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1749
Writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Faust) born in Frankfurt, Germany.

1845
Scientific American magazine is published for the first time.

1913
Writer Robertson Davies (Deptford Trilogy) born in Thamesville, Ontario, Canada.

1917

Comic book artist Jack Kirby (Captain America)born in New York.

1952
Poet Rita Dove born in Akron, Ohio.
She served as the 37th Poet Laureate of the United States

1955
African-American teenager Emmett Till, while visiting family in Money, Mississippi, was brutally murdered after speaking inappropriately to a white woman.

1963

Martin Luther King Jr's makes his “I have a Dream” speech at Lincoln Memorial.


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