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1547

Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes (Don Quixote) born.

1907
Gene Autry, “the Singing Cowboy” was born near Tioga, Texas.

1912
Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni (Blow-up) born in Ferrara, Italy.

1931

Swedish film star Anita Ekberg (La Dolce Vita) was born in Malmø, Sweden.

1935
Singer Jerry Lee Lewis (Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On ) born in Ferridy, Louisiana, in 1935.

1982
A national scare began when it was discovered that some bottles of the pain-killer Tylenol on the counter shelves had been tampered with and contained lethal doses of cyanide.

2008
The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history.


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