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1421 ― Zuider Zee floods 72 villages, killing an estimated 10,000 in Netherlands

1803 ― Battle of Vertieres: Haitians defeat French

1820 ― U.S. Navy Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer discovers Antarctica

1865 ― Mark Twain publishes "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"

1905 ― Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway

1909 ― U.S. invades Nicaragua, later overthrows President Zelaya

1912 ― Albania declares independence from Turkey

1918 ― Latvia declares independence from Russia

1928 ― Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse debuts in NY in "Steamboat Willie"

1929 ― Large quake in Atlantic breaks Transatlantic cable in 28 places

1936 ― Germany, Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

1958 ― First true reservoir in Jerusalem opens

1964 ― J Edgar Hoover describes Martin Luther King as "most notorious liar"

1966 ― U.S. RC bishops do away with rule against eating meat on Fridays

1970 ― Russia lands self-propelled rover on the Moon

1976 ― Spain's parliament establishes democracy after 37 years of dictatorship

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