1884 The first volume of the Oxford English Dictionary was published.
1942 The Voice of America (VOA) began broadcasting.
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1564 Christopher Marlowe was born.
1976 Leonard Peltier was arrested.
2016 Dan Hicks died in Mill Valley, California.
1947 Main group of Dead Sea Scrolls was found.
1944 Don Joyce was born.
2003 Protests against Iraq war in 600+ cities worldwide; 8 to 30 million people; the largest peace demonstration in history.
2013 A meteor exploded over Russia, with shock waves injuring 1,500 people.
1933 United States Alcohol Prohibition ended.
1962 John Glenn first orbited the moon.
1874 The Oakland Daily Tribune published its first edition.
1925 The first issue of The New Yorker magazine was published.
1950 David Granda was born.
1939 Erroneous word “dord” was discovered in Webster’s New International Dictionary, Second Edition, prompting investigation.
1994 NATO’s first combat action in history: four Bosnian Serb jets shot down by
American fighters in a no-
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2004 President of Haiti, Jean-