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Pope Gregory the Great decreed this as the respons for sneezing600
for the first time on this day, there was a new method of payment used, with the sum being 400 pounds1659
This country declares independence from Russia & Germany 1918
Howard Carter finds this Pharaoh1923
James Markam was issued the first ever ____ for a tree1932
On this day, the only member of Congress to have scored a #1 pop single on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart was born. He was also part of a duo with Cher.1935
The 4th Winter Olympics close in this country1936
The leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), was born on this day1941
An aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades, was first commercially tested1946
Longest-running prime-time game show begins1950
CluePerson/Event/ProductYear of Event/Birth
Britain abolishes this1956
This actor born on this day: played Kunta Kinte in Roots, and Lt. Comdr. Geordi La Forge in Star Trek: the Next Generation1957
The debut album of this rapper is Rhyme Pays1958 (year of birth)
Tennis player born on this day-> 7-time Grand Slam singles winner, 10-time double GS winner1959
1st NBA player to score 30,000 points1972
Modern star Alex Ovechin's team posted their first NHL shutout 1975
The founding of a Shi'a Muslim militant group and political party based in Lebanon took place on this day1985 (officially)
This team lost their 12th game at home, setting an NHL record, they went on to lose 142003-2004
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