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Events (400 years ago today): 1620 – The Mayflower departs from Southampton, England, carrying would-be settlers, on its first attempt to reach North America; it is forced to dock in Dartmouth when its companion ship, the Speedwell, springs a leak.[2]

Births (100 years ago today): 1920George Tooker, American painter and academic (d. 2011)

Births (50 years ago today): 1970James Gunn, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter

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