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Born 1782: Martin Van Buren (8th U.S. president).
He was the first president to be a U.S. citizen at birth
Died 1791: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)
Born 1839: George Armstrong Custer (U.S. Calvary officer)
1893: Canada's first electric car debuted, in Toronto, Ontario
Born 1901: Walt Disney (animator & theme park developer)
Born 1902: Strom Thurmond (politician)
Died 1926: Claude Monet (painter)
1929: American League for Physical Culture formed
1935: First large hydroponicum established, in Montebello, California
Died 1951: "Shoeless" Joe Jackson (baseball player)
1955: Civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. helped organize the Montgomery bus boycott to protest racial segregation on city buses
1968: The Rolling Stones celebrated the release of Beggars Banquet with a custard pie fight at London's Kensington Gore Hotel
1974: The last new episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus was broadcast on the BBC
1983: The first six astronauts were chosen for the Canadian Space Program
Born 1985: Frankie Muniz (actor)
Died 2010: Don Meredith (football player & broadcaster)
Died 2011: Pusuke (world's oldest living dog until time of death)
2012: Electric eels lit a Christmas tree at the Living Planet Aquarium in Sandy, Utah
Died 2013: Nelson Mandela (political activist)
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