1502 Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his final voyage.1793 Construction begins on the US Capitol building. The first cornerstone is set by George Washington.1812 A huge fire in Moscow destroys 90% of the houses and over 1,000 churches.1830 In a fun race, a horse beats the first U.S. made locomotive.1965 Mickey Mantle plays in his 2000th baseball game.1970 Guitarist Jimi Hendrix dies of an overdose of sleeping pills. Famous Birthdays:
53 Trajan (Roman Emperor)1905 Greta Garbo (Actress)1959 Ryne Sandberg (Baseball Player)1971 Jada Pinkett-Smith (Actress)1971 Lance Armstrong (Cyclist)1973 James Marsden (Actor - X-Men Movies)1976 Ronaldo (Brazilian footballer)1979 Allison Lohman (Actress)
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