Today in History

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Died 2005: Hunter S. Thompson (journalist and author who unleashed the concept of "gonzo journalism" in books like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas)

Born 1966: Justine Bateman (actress)

1908: First coiled postage stamps issued

1818: Baron Karl von Drais de Sauerbrun patented draisine (bicycle precursor)200 Years Ago

Died 2015: Lesley Gore (singer)

1995: Rare sighting of yellow-billed loon, Lake Powell, Utah

Died 2009: Louie Bellson (big band & jazz drummer)

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