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1864 First Burial at Arlington Cemetery Permitted
1994 LAPD Engage in Low-Speed Chase of O.J. Simpson
1994 Al Cowlings Drives White Bronco in O.J. Chase
1977 Leonid Brezhnev Elected Soviet President
1961 Russian Dancer Rudolf Nureyev Defects in France
1958 Hungary's Imre Nagy Executed
1862 Civil War: Confederate Victory at Secessionville
1903 Ford Motor Company Founded
1884 First Roller Coaster in America Opens

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1991 Mount Pinatabo Erupts in Philippines
1910 Robert Falcon Scott Sets Out on Terra Nova Expedition
1972 Watergate Scandal
1300 Dante Named a Prior of Florence

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