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Today is Day 318 of 2024


354
Christian philosopher St. Augustine of Hippo born in Numidia in North Africa.

1312
King Edward III of England born in Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England.

1805
A Viennese butcher named Johann George Lahner invents a recipe for the frankfurter.

1850

Scottish-born writer Robert Louis Stevenson (Treasure Island) born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

1916
Character actor Jack Elam (Rio Lobo) born in Miami, AZ.

1938
Actress Jean Seberg (Breathless ) born in Marshalltown, Iowa.

1939
Writer George V. Higgins ( The Friends of Eddie Coyle) born in Brockton, Massachusetts.

1940
Walt Disney releases Fantasia.

1967

The musical “Hair” opens in New York City.

1982
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C.

1990
Tim Berners-Lee writes the first web page.


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