U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter (1916)
The U.S.'s Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded (1934)
Near earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles (120,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon (2002)
President Barack Obama lectures the annual meeting of the American Medical Association in Chicago concerning the ObamaCare cram-down (2010)
b: Ion Antonescu (1882), Sam Giancana (1908), Yuri Andropov (1914); d: Arthur Lewis (1991)
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