It happened today – this day in history – December 9

1608: Birth of poet John Milton in London. 1625: England and The Netherlands sign a military treaty. 1688: James II’s

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It happened today – this day in history – February 22

1512: Death of Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci. 1630: Native Amerian Indians introduce pilgrims to popcorn at Thanksgiving. 1732: Birth of

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It happened today – this day in history – January 29

1594: Mathematician John Napier predicts end of the world in 1688 or 1700. 1728: John Gay’s “The Beggar’s Opera” premieres

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