Untitled Document1971Boeing receives contract for Mariner 10, Mercury exploration
1944HMCS ATHABASKAN (RCN), sunk off north coast of Brittany, France in English Channel
1927Construction of the Spirit of St Louis is completed
1916Irish nationalists surrender to British in Dublin
1913Gideon Sundback of Hoboken patents all-purpose zipper
1861Maryland's House of Delegates vote against seceding from Union
1856Peace between England & Russia
1852First edition of Peter Roget's Thesaurus published
1813Rubber is patented
1715John Flamsteed observes Uranus for 6th time
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From the Middle Ages up until the end of the 19th century, barbers performed a number of medical duties including bloodletting, wound treatment, dentistry, minor operations and bone-setting. The barber's striped red pole originated in the Middle Ages, when it was a staff the patient would grip while the barber bled the patient.
Untitled Document1970Uma Thurman
1957Daniel Day Lewis
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