American theologian and political philosopher Reinhold Niebuhr born

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Mayflower Compact signed (old style calendar)

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Henry David Thoreau dies

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Photograph of Elli Friedmann, April 1944

Coming of Age in the Holocaust, Coming of Age Now

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Jewish American Heritage Month

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John Winthrop, founder of Massachusetts Bay Colony, born

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Death of Chief Sitting Bull

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Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn born

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Gudea of Lagash, ca. 2012 BCE

World History for Us All

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Literatures, Religions, and Arts of the Himalayan Regions

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