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1795 – Ludwig van Beethoven (24) has his debut performance as a pianist in Vienna
1848 – Niagara Falls stops flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam
1886 – Coca-Cola goes on sale for the first time at a drugstore in Atlanta. Its inventor, Dr. John Pemberton, claims it can cure anything from hysteria to the common cold.
1932 – Jack Benny debuts on radio, on Ed Sullivan’s New York interview program
1959 – “Some Like It Hot”, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon, is released in NYC
1974 – Terracotta Army was discovered in Shaanxi province, China.
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