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1517 Martin Luther posts his 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg.1864 Nevada is admitted as the 36th U.S. state.1892 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is first published.1922 Benito Mussolini becomes the youngest Premier in the history of Italy.1926 Magician Harry Houdini dies after his appendix ruptured. Famous Birthdays:
1632 Jan Vermeer (Dutch Painter)1795 John Keats (English Poet)1860 Juliette Low (Girl Scout founder)1887 Chiang Kai-shek (Leader of Chinese Nationalist Government)1931 Dan Rather (News Anchor)1950 John Candy (Comedian)1961 Peter Jackson (Director of Lord of the Rings Movies)2000 Willow Smith (Actress and Singer)
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