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1843: Train of 100-plus wagons left Independence, Missouri, for Oregon

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    Born 1904: Fats Waller (jazz pianist)

    325: First Council of Nicaea (which standardized how to calculate the date of Easter) likely convened

    1940: 7.1-magnitude earthquake occurred in Imperial Valley, California

    Born 1920: Pope John Paul II

    1954: U.S. Supreme Court issued Brown v. Board of Education decision, ruling that segregated schools are unconstitutional

    Born 1981: Jim Sturgess (actor)

    Died 2011: Barbara Stuart (actress)


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