Events (200 years ago today): 1816 - Indiana becomes the 19th U.S. state.

Births (450 years ago today): 1566 - Manuel Cardoso, Portuguese organist and composer (d. 1650)

Births (100 years ago today): 1916 - Pérez Prado, Cuban-Mexican singer-songwriter, pianist, and bandleader (d. 1989)

Births (50 years ago today): 1966 - Gary Dourdan, American actor

Commemorations:
International Mountain Day

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