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Events in History

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  • Samuel R. Percy patents dried milk (1872)
  • Constantine ends his reign as Catholic Pope (715)
  • 31st Golf Masters Championship: Gay Brewer, Jr. wins, shooting a 280 (1967)
  • 1st Lady Lucy Hayes begins egg rolling contest on White House lawn (1878)
  • 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 5th Symphony in B in Graz (1894)
  • Paul McCartney announces official split of Beatles (1970)
  • "World, the Flesh and the Devil," 1st color film, shown in London (1914)
  • Sophia Loren marries married Carlo Ponti in Paris (1966)
  • 1st flight of Concorde 002 (Filton-Bristol) (1969)
  • Robert E. Lee and 26,765 troops, surrender to U.S. Grant at Appomattox (1865)
  • Battle of Liegnitz - Mongol armies defeat Poles and Germans (1241)
  • African Methodist Episcopal Church organizes in Philadelphia (1816)
  • Edward I (12) succeeds Edward IV as king of England (1483)
  • Eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed," premieres in Pasadena (1928)
  • "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue (1953)
  • Netherlands recognizes North Vietnam (1973)
  • NASA names 1st 7 astronauts for Project Mercury (1959)
  • Beatles "Ticket to Ride" is released in U.K. (1965)
  • U.S. and Russia agreed on size of nuclear tests for peaceful use (1976)
  • 3rd modern Olympic games opens in Athens (1906)

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