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•1519 - Ferdinand Magellan starts 1st successful circumnavigation of world

•1954 - 1st FORTRAN computer program run

•1859 - George Simpson patents electric range

•1865 - William H Revere Jr, US Union brig-general, dies

•1891 - The first gasoline-powered car debuts in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States

•1975 - David Bowie's "Fame," single goes #1 for 2 weeks

•1976 - Playboy releases Jimmy Carter's interview in which he said that he lusts for women

•1984 - "Cosby Show" premieres on NBC-TV

•1983 - Cryptographic Communications System & Method (RSA) patented

•2011 - The United States ends its "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy, allowing gay men and women to serve openly for the first time

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