Author Charles Dickens died.
Donald Duck made his screen debut in The Wise Little Hen.
The Republic of Iceland was established.
Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.
After 148 years, the leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints finally allowed black men to become priests.
Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito married commoner Masako Owada.
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