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Today in History

Events (100 years ago today): 1914 - Mexican Revolution: The last of U.S. forces withdraw from Veracruz, occupied seven months earlier in response to the Tampico Affair.

Births (150 years ago today): 1864 - Henry Bourne Joy, American businessman (d. 1936)

Births (100 years ago today): 1914 - Roger Avon, English actor (d. 1998)

Births (50 years ago today): 1964 - Frank Rutherford, Bahamian triple jumper

Deaths (200 years ago today): 1814 - Elbridge Gerry, American politician, 5th Vice President of the United States of America (b. 1744)

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