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This Day In History
Pope Gregory XIII announces the Gregorian calendar.
L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, one of the first works recognized as an opera, receives its première performance.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom is given the Zimmermann Telegram, in which Germany pledges to ensure the return of New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona to Mexico if Mexico declares war on the United States.
The United States Olympic Hockey team completes their Miracle on Ice by defeating Finland 4-2 to win the gold medal.
Final Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103).
Ibn Battuta, Arabian explorer (d. c.1368)
Wilhelm Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1859)
Winslow Homer, American artist (d. 1910)
Pyotr Nikolaevich Lebedev, Russian physicist (d. 1912)
Chester Nimitz, U.S. admiral (d. 1966)
Barry Bostwick, American actor
Steve Jobs, American computer pioneer (d. 2011)
Billy Zane, American actor
Josh Bernstein, American explorer and television host