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Events (50 years ago today): 1971 – U.N. Secretary-General U Thant signs United Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as Earth Day.
Births (350 years ago today): 1671 – Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, English philosopher and politician (d. 1713)
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Deaths (200 years ago today): 1821 – Joseph de Maistre, French lawyer and diplomat (b. 1753)
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