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Today in History

Events (150 years ago today): 1864 - American Civil War: The Battle of Plymouth begins - Confederate forces attack Plymouth, North Carolina.

Events (50 years ago today): 1964 - Jerrie Mock becomes the first woman to circumnavigate the world by air.

Births (200 years ago today): 1814 - Josif Pan?i?, Serbian botanist (d. 1888)

Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - George W. Davis, American art director (d. 1984)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Ken Daneyko, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster

Deaths (250 years ago today): 1764 - Johann Mattheson, German lexicographer and composer (b. 1681)

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