On This Date in History..

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On this Day in History..

66 The 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet takes place

1500 Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot in Brazil

1564 The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism

1697Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli’s 6 month time-limit problem; then proceeds to solve it before going to bed that very same night

1784Benjamin Franklin expresses his unhappiness over the eagle being selected as America’s symbol

1838 Tennessee enacts the first prohibition law in the United States

1841 Hong Kong is proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain

1863 The Massachusetts Governor receives permission from Secretary of War to raise a militia organization for men of African descent (54th Massachusetts Regiment)

1871 – US income tax is repealed

1875 The Electric dental drill…

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