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Events: 1769 Captain Cook, an English explorer, discovers New Zealand.1916 In the most lopsided victory in American college football, Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland University 222-0.1942 The establishment of the United Nations War Crimes Commission is made by Britain and the US.1951 The third government of Israeli is formed by David Ben-Gurion.1984 NFL running back Walter Payton breaks Jim Brown's career rushing record.1996 The Fox News Channel is introduced.2003 California governor Gray Davis is recalled from office and replaced by Arnold Schwarzenegger.Famous Birthdays:
1885 Niels Bohr (Scientist)1931 Bishop Desmond Tutu (South African Leader)1952 Vladimir Putin (Russian President)1955 Yo Yo Ma (Cellist)1959 Simon Cowell (American Idol Judge)1968 Toni Braxton (Singer)1976 Taylor Hicks (American Idol Winner)1979 Shawn Ashmore (Actor - X-Men)
1542 Explorer Cabrillo first finds Catalina Island off California coast.
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