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Stones take the stage and King Henry takes his last bride

On July 12 in :

 

1962, The Rolling Stones perform their first concert, at the Marquee Club in London, England;

 

1817, Henry David Thoreau is born; 

 

1543, King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace;

 

1862, The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress and in

 

1804, Former United States Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, dies a day after being shot in a duel. 

A perfect 10 and Mein Kampf is published

On July 18 in:

 

1817, Jane Austen dies at the age of 42;

 

1976, Nadia Comaneci became the first person in Olympic history to score a perfect 10 in gymnastics at the Summer Games;

 

1870, The First Vatican Council decrees the dogma of papal infallibility;

 

1925, Adolf Hitler publishes his personal manifesto Mein Kampf; and in

 

1969,  After a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Senator Ted Kennedy drives a car off a bridge and his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne, dies. 

Henry VIII, Jane Austen, and the largest snowflakes in the world

On January 28 in 1547, Henry VIII dies. His son, Edward VI, becomes King.

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Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

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