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Died 1862: Martin Van Buren (8th U.S. president)

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    Born 1967: Philip Seymour Hoffman (actor)

    1976: Romanian gymnast, Nadia Comaneci, becomes the first Olympic athlete to score a perfect 10

    1925: John T. Scopes found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100

    Died 2005: James Montgomery Doohan (actor, linguist)

    Born 1962: Anthony Edwards (actor)

    1947: President Harry Truman signed the Presidential Succession Act into law which places the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tempore next in the line of succession after the United States Vice President

    Born 1917: Phyllis Diller (actress)

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