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1851
Death of Mary ShelleyDeath of Mary Shelley (1851).Top 10 Notes: Frankenstein

1865
Abraham Lincoln signs the Thirteenth AmendmentNational Freedom Day: President Abraham Lincoln signs the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution [Slavery] (1865)Abraham Lincoln: Life and Death

1894
Birthday of John FordBirthday of John Ford (1894)Top 10 Director-Actor Partnerships

1901
Birthday of Clark GableBirthday of Clark Gable (1901).Top 10 Posthumous Movie Performances

1920
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police begins operations The Royal Canadian Mounted Police begins operations (1920)Exercises to Help You Pass Your RCMP PARE Exam

1962
Debut of Polka Dot Man.Debut of Polka Dot Man. This Gotham City criminal fought Batman and Robin with his inexplicable polka dot theme.Top 10 Worst DC Supervillains

1965
Birthday of Brandon LeeBirthday of Brandon Lee (1965).Top 10 Posthumous Movie Performances

1968
Birthday of Lisa Marie PresleyBirthday of Lisa Marie Presley (1968)Top 10 Celebrity Scientologists
The Life and Career of Elvis Presley

1968
Birthday of Pauly ShoreBirthday of Pauly Shore (1968)Top 10 Most Hated Comedians

1968
New York Central and Pennsylvania Railroads MergerNew York Central and Pennsylvania Railroads merged to form Penn Central (1968).Top 10 Disastrous Mergers

1971
Birthday of Michael C. Hall Birthday of Michael C. Hall (1971)Top 10 Fictional Television Serial Killers

1979
First issue of Hulk is published. Anniversary of the first issue of The Savage She-HulkSuperhero Origins: She-Hulk

1979
Release: Murder by DecreeThe film Murder by Decree is released (1979)Top 10 Movie Detectives

1980
Comic book debut of Dazzler in Uncanny X-Men #130.Debut of Dazzler in Uncanny X-Men #130. She is a mutant with the ability to convert sound vibrations into light and energy beams, Dazzler was originally developed as a cross-promotional, multi-media creation between Casablanca and Marvel Comics. Top 10 Ridiculous Superhero Powers

1986
Comic book debut of Booster Gold.Comic book debut of the DC superhero Booster Gold in Booster Gold #1.Superhero Origins: Booster Gold

1986
The TV show Inspector Gadget airs its last episodeThe TV show Inspector Gadget airs its last episode (1986)Top 10 Cartoon Show Theme Songs

1987
Birthday of Glee's Heather MorrisBirthday of Heather Morris [Glee] (1987)Gleeks, Get Your Glee Facts and History Lesson

1994
Release: Dookie is releasedDookie is released (1994).Top 10 Green Day Songs

1995
John Stockton becomes NBA assist leader.John Stockton breaks Magic Johnson's record to become the NBA's all-time leader in assists with 15,806.Top 10 Unbreakable Records: Part 1

2003
Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentrySpace Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard (2003)Space Race: 20th Century Timeline and Firsts
NASA Spin-Off Technologies
Challenger Disaster: A Space Flight Tragedy

2008
Premiere of Phineas and FerbOfficial premiere of Disney animated series, 'Phineas and Ferb' (2008).Top 10 Disney Animated TV Series

2013
Release: American theatrical release of 'Bullet to the Head'.American theatrical release of 'Bullet to the Head'. Sylvester Stallone stars as a hitman who teams with a NYPD detective to avenge the victims of vicious murders.Top 10 Sylvester Stallone Moments

2013
Release: House of Cards debutsHouse of Cards debuts (2013).Top 10 TV Shows to Binge On

2013
Release: Release of Warm BodiesTheatrical release of Warm Bodies (2013)Top 10 Zombie Moments
Top 10 Zombie Kills
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