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1877

Chief Joseph surrendered to the U.S. Army.

1910

King Manuel II was overnthrown in a revolution and Portugal became a republic.

1921

The World Series was broadcast on the radio for the first time.

1947

In the first televised White House address, President Truman urged Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Sundays to help starving people in other countries.

1953

Earl Warren was sworn in as the 14th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

1962

The Beatles released their first hit, "Love Me Do," in Britain.

1990

Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center and its director were acquitted of obscenity charges resulting from an exhibit of Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs.

2001

Barry Bonds broke Mark McGwire's record of 71 home runs in one season when he hit his 71st and 72nd homers.

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