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1746-Princeton University received its charter

1836-Sam Houston inaugurated as first elected president of Republic of Texas

1938-First Xerox copy made

1953-Laos gains full independence from France

1954-West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization

1962-JFK imposes naval blockade on Cuba, beginning missile crisis

1963-225,000 students boycott Chicago schools in Freedom Day protest

1966-USSR launches Luna 12 for orbit around Moon

1979-Deposed Shah of Iran arrives in NY for medical treatment

1980-New South Korean constitution comes into effect

1981-U.S. national debt tops $1 trillion

1984-Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack

1988-Elton John sells out MSG for a record 26th time

1991-General Motors announces 9 month loss of $2.2 billion