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Boroque Composer Domenico Scarlatti
[1685 - Domenico Scarlatti, composer, harpsichordist,
born in Naples Italy]

The Erie Canal at Lockport
[1825 - The Erie Canal opens to traffic]

Cereal Mogul C. W. Post    Post credo
[1854 - C.W. (Charles William) Post, cereal mogul, born in Springfield, Illinois]

Abby Rockefeller    Philanthropist Abby Rockefeller    Philanthropist Abby Rockefeller
[1874 - Abby (Greene Aldrich) Rockefeller, philanthropist, cofounder NY Museum of Modern Art, born in Providence, Rhode Island]

Actor H. B. Warner    Actor H. B. Warner    Actor H. B. Warner
[1876 - H.B. (Henry Byron) Warner, actor, born in London]

Ok Corral Gunfight
[1881 - Wyatt Earp, his brothers, Doc Holliday, and the Clantons have a "Shootout at the OK Corral"]

Editor John S. Knight    Editor John S. Knight    Publisher John S. Knight
[1894 - John S. (Shively) Knight, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor, publisher, born in Bluefield, West Virginia]

Coach Sid Gillman    Hall of Fame Coach Sid Gillman
[1911 - Sidney Gillman, College & Pro Football Hall of Fame player & coach, born in
Minneapolis, Minnesota]

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson    Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson    Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson    Singer Mahalia Jackson
[1911 - Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana]

Actor Jackie Coogan    Actor Jackie Coogan older
[1914 - Jackie Coogan (John Leslie Coogan, Jr.), actor, born in Los Angeles]

USS Hornet (CV-8)
[1942 - USS Hornet (CV-8) is sunk in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands]

[1955 - The Village Voice is first published in New York City]   The Village Voice 1955 Cover

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