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Boroque Composer Domenico Scarlatti
[1685 - Domenico Scarlatti, composer, harpsichordist, born in Naples Italy]

Erie Canal
[1825 - Erie Canal opens]

Cereal Mogul C. W. Post Post credo
[1854 - C.W. (Charles William) Post, cereal mogul, born in Springfield, Illinois]

Actor H. B. Warner
[1876 - H.B. (Henry Byron) Warner, actor, born in London]

Ok Corral Gunfight
[1881 - Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and Clantons have a "Shootout at the OK Corral"]

Publisher John S. Knight
[1894 - John S. (Shively) Knight, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor, publisher, born in Bluefield, West Virginia]

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
[1911 - Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana]

Actor Jackie Coogan Actor Jackie Coogan older
[1914 - Jackie Coogan (John Leslie Coogan, Jr.), actor, born in Los Angeles]

USS Hornet (CV-8)
[1942 - USS Hornet (CV-8) is sunk in Battle of Santa Cruz Islands]

[1955 - The Village Voice is first published in NYC]

Special Sauce

New Yorker delicatessen rye humor.

William's Whimsical Words:

Not necessarily kosher.

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