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|1494||Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Jamaica, which he names Santa Gloria.|
|1814||British attack the American forces at Ft. Ontario, Oswego, New York.|
|1821||Napoleon Bonaparte dies in exile on the island of St. Helena.|
|1834||The first mainland railway line opens in Belgium.|
|1862||Union and Confederate forces clash at the Battle of Williamsburg, part of the Peninsular Campaign.|
|1862||Mexican forces loyal to Benito Juarez defeat troops sent by Napoleon III in the Battle of Puebla.|
|1886||A bomb explodes on the fourth day of a workers’ strike in Chicago.|
|1912||Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda begins publishing.|
|1916||U.S. Marines invade the Dominican Republic.|
|1917||Eugene Jacques Bullard becomes the first African-American aviator when he earns a flying certificate with the French Air Service.|
|1920||Anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are arrested for murder.|
|1935||American Jesse Owens sets the long jump record.|
|1942||General Joseph Stilwell learns that the Japanese have cut his railway out of China and is forced to lead his troops into India.|
|1945||Holland and Denmark are liberated from Nazi control.|
|1961||Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space.|
|1965||173rd Airborne Brigade arrives in Bien Hoa-Vung, Vietnam, the first regular U.S. Army unit deployed to that country.|
|1968||U.S. Air Force planes hit Nhi Ha, South Vietnam in support of attacking infantrymen.|
|1969||Pulitzer Prize awarded to Norman Mailer for his ‘nonfiction novel’ Armies of the Night, an account of the 1967 anti-Vietnam War march on the Pentagon.|
|1987||Congress opens Iran-Contra hearings.|
|2000||The Sun, Earth, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn align – Earth’s moon is also almost in this alignment – leading to Doomsday predictions of massive natural disasters, although such a ‘grand confluence’ occurs about once in every century.|