Off the coast of North Carolina, British pirate Edward Teach (best known as "Blackbeard") is killed in battle (1718)
The Italian Fascist organization Ordine Nuovo is disbanded (1973)
The U.N. General Assembly grants the Palestine Liberation Organization observer status (1974)
b: Charles de Gaulle (1890), Rodney Dangerfield (1921), Andy Stern (1950); d: Jack London (1916), Werner Mölders (1941), James J. Davis (1947), Aldous Huxley (1963), John F. Kennedy (1963), J. D. Tippit (1963), Wilhelm Beiglböck (1963)
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