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1709

Essayist, critic, novelist Samuel Johnson born in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England.

1831
In a race between Tom Thumb, the first American steam locomotive, and a horse drawn carriage, Tom Thumb springs a leak and the horse wins.

1851
New York Times was first published.

1905

Garbo born in Stockholm, Sweden.

1933
Film Director Roman Polanski (Chinatown) born in Paris, France.

1964
The Addams Family premiers ABC-TV.

1970
Jimi Hendrix dies at age 27 of a drug overdose.


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