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Such a simple food, but popcorn is an international staple for movie-goers everywhere. Sweet, salted, buttery of drizzled with toffee, it can range from...
Peter Durand patented the tin can in 1810, and Tin Can Day celebrates his contribution to the storage of perishable food.
Johann Bode founder of "Bode's Law " dies
Battle of Golden Hill (Lower Manhattan)
Georgia becomes 5th state to secede from US
1st regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England
Costa Rica Guatemala Honduras & El Salvador sign Pact of Union
St Wulfstan, bishop of Worcester--ended sale of slaves at Bristol
James Watt, made steam engine workable (or 1753)
Isaiah Thomas, American printer and editor and publisher and historian
Auguste Comte, philosopher and founder of sociology & Positivism
Edgar Allen Poe, author (The Pit & the Pendulum)
Guy Madison, Actor (Computer Wizard and Jet over the Atlantic)
Jean Stapleton, Actress (Damn Yankees and Klute) in NYC
Fritz Weaver, Actor (Day of the Dolphin and Demon Seed)
Dolly Parton, country singer and bra buster in Tennessee