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This Day In History
William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop's Fables.
The first Henley Royal Regatta is held.
Joseph Francis of New York City patents a corrugated sheet-iron lifeboat
The United States Army launches Explorer 3.
Queen Elizabeth II sends the first royal email, from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment.
1979Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C..
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, D.C..
Nathaniel Bowditch, American mathematician and navigator (d. 1838)
Alfred Edward Housman, English poet (d. 1936)
Robert Frost, American poet (d. 1963)
Othmar Ammann, Swiss-born American bridge engineer (d. 1965)
Joseph Campbell, American author (d. 1987)
Tennessee Williams, American dramatist (d. 1983)
Leonard Nimoy, American actor and director
Kenny Chesney, American singer
Keira Knightley, English actress