Petroleum discovered in Titusville, PA - world's first successful oil well (1859)
Kellogg-Briand Pact outlawing war signed by sixty nations (1928)
An IRA bomb kills British World War II admiral Louis Mountbatten (1979)
President Barack Obama gives the eulogy at the funeral service of Senator Teddy Kennedy (2009)
b: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Joan Kroc (1928); d: W.E.B. DuBois (1963), Otto Strasser (1974)
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