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Today in History
Events: 1783 Simon Bolivar, El Liberator, is celebrated in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Venezuela.1832 The first wagon train makes it across the Rocky Mountains led by Benjamin Bonneville.1969 Apollo 11, the first space mission to put a man on the moon, splashes down safely in the Pacific Ocean.1979 Carl Yastrzemski hits his 400th career home run at Fenway Park.2005 Lance Armstrong wins a record 7th Tour de France.Famous Birthdays:
1783 Simon Bolivar (South American liberator)1802 Alexandre Dumas (Author of The Three Musketeers)1897 Amelia Earhart (Pilot)1949 Michael Richards (Actor played Kramer on Seinfeld)1951 Lynda Carter (Actress played Wonder Woman)1964 Barry Bonds (Baseball Player)1969 Jennifer Lopez (Singer / Actress)1969 Rick Fox (Basketball Player)1982 Anna Paquin (Actress)
1567 King James VI becomes king of Scotland at the age of 1.
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