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The words of the King James Bible ring out today in books, poems, popular songs, speeches, and sermons. Visit Manifold Greatness for the story of one of the most widely read books in the English language.

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U.S. State and Territory Online Encyclopedias

This collection of free, authoritative source information about the history, politics, geography, and culture of some of the states and the territories.

Andrew Bradford publishes first magazine in colonies, “The American Magazine,” beating Benjamin Franklin by three days

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A.A. Milne, English writer of Winnie-the-Pooh series, is born; “Winnie-the-Pooh” Day

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Berlin Act—European powers partition Africa

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Andrew Johnson impeached for violating Tenure of Office Act

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Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is published

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Groundhog Day

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Lewis Carroll, English author, is born

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Edgar Allan Poe, American writer, poet, editor, and literary critic, is born

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