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Died 1969: Jack Kerouac (poet)

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    1803: The town clock in Halifax, Nova Scotia, began keeping time

    1860: President Abraham Lincoln wrote to an 11-year-old girl who requested that he grow a beard

    1922: The British Broadcasting Company was formed

    1662: Charles II of England sold Dunkerque to France for 40,000 pounds

    Died 2010: Barbara Billingsley (actress)

    2006: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred near Kailua-Kona on the west coast of the Big Island of Hawaii

    Died 2009: Lou Albano (American professional wrestler, manager and actor)

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