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Children's author Theodor Geisel, better known by this pen name, is born.
1904
Dr. Seuss
85.9%
Roald Dahl
4.7%
E. B. White
2.1%
A. A. Milne
3.6%
This Portuguese explorer lands on the Island of Mozambique during his first voyage around Africa to India.
1498
Vasco da Gama
59.5%
Bartholomeu Dias
5.3%
Ferdinand Magellan
31.9%
Pedro Alvares Cabral
3.3%
English cleric and theologian John Wesley, known for founding the Christian denomination _____ with his brother Charles, dies.
1791
Methodism
54.8%
Presbyterianism
32.9%
Pentecostalism
6.3%
Congregationalism
3%
The first major American campaign in the American Revolution, the siege of this British-controlled city, begins with sustained artillery bombardment.
1776
Boston
50.9%
New York
12%
Savannah
8.2%
Charleston
26.8%
The Great Fire of Meireki begins, claiming an estimated 100,000 lives and destroying the majority of this Japanese city.
1657
Edo
40.8%
Kyoto
40.8%
Kamakura
6.9%
Nagasaki
10.3%
The Pioneer 10 probe is launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on a mission to this planet.
1972
Jupiter
20%
Venus
12.2%
Pluto
6.1%
Mars
57.6%
The short-lived Republic of Texas formally declares its independence from Mexico, with this man as its first President.
1836
David G. Burnet
9.9%
Sam Houston
51.7%
Stephen F. Austin
32.4%
Mirabeau B. Lamar
2.5%
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