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Twenty random things that happened on this day...

  • Rockers Kurt Corbin (Nirvana) and Courtney Love (Hole), wed (1992)
  • Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st female jockey to win at a major U.S. track (1969)
  • Paul Creston's 1st Symphony, premieres (1941)
  • New York City Mayor Koch announces he will run for New York governor (unsuccessful) (1982)
  • Russia and Persia sign Peace of Turkmantsjai (1828)
  • Harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary (1983)
  • Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani becomes Amir and Prime Minister of Qatar (1972)
  • "Portotino" closes at Adelphi Theater New York City after 3 performances (1958)
  • "King and I," closes at Neil Simon Theater New York City after 781 performances (1998)
  • "Les Miserables," opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya (1994)
  • Lowell HS, San Francisco opens (on it's 1st campus) (1913)
  • Elvis Presley's 1st hit in Billboard's top 10: "Heartbreak Hotel" (1956)
  • Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn, at Thanksgiving (1630)
  • "Charles Aznavour" closes at Music Box Theater New York City after 23 performances (1970)
  • William of Orange appointed viceroy of Burgundy/Charolais (1561)
  • HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin leave Valdivia Chile (1835)
  • German Navy torpedoes 7 Dutch ships (1917)
  • Bush and U.S. Gulf War allies give Iraq 24 hours to begin Kuwait withdrawal (1991)
  • Johns Hopkins University opens (1876)
  • Organized baseball played in San Francisco for 1st time (1860)

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