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      Here is what happened on Sunday - October 20th...
      It is day 293 of the year 2019, and there are 72 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

      1632,Sir Christopher Wren, astronomer, greatest English architect of his time, built many of the cathedrals in London.
      1812,Austin Flint, 19th century pioneer in US heart research.
      1874,Charles Ives, composer.
      1925,Art Buchwald
      1931,Mickey Mantle, baseball legend.

      Events On This Day In History...

      1600,Battle of Sekigahara, which established the Tokugawa clan as rulers of Japan (SHOGUN) until 1865 (basis of Clavell's novel.)
      1817,The first "Showboat" leaves Nashville, Tennessee to give shows along the Mississippi. It was a converted keelboat.
      1820,Spain gives Florida to the United States.
      1906,Dr. Lee DeForest gives a demonstration of his radio tube.
      1975,The worlds largest popsicle is assembled, (5,750 lbs.).

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