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1520-King Henry VIII of England orders bowling lanes at Whitehall

1655-Jews of Lublin are massacred

1860-11-year-old Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard

1878-Edison Electric Light Company incorporated

1923-NY Yankees first World Series win beating NY Giants, 4 games to 2 (World Series #20)

1937-Ernest Hemingway novel “To Have & Have Not” published

1951-“I Love Lucy” debuts on CBS TV

1959-“Untouchables” premieres

1969-Vietnam Moratorium Day; millions nationwide protest the war

1977-Debbie Boone's “You Light Up My Life” goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks

1983-U.S. Marine sharpshooters kill five snipers at Beirut Intl Airport
1985-Shuttle Columbia carries Spacelab into orbit


1988-Amnesty International's Global Concert Tour ends in Buenos Aires

1989-Billy Graham is given the 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd.

1989-South African President FW de Klerk frees Sisulu & four other political prisoners