43 BC – The Second Triumvirate alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (“Octavian”, later “Caesar Augustus”), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony is formed.
1778 – Captain Cook discovers Maui in the Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii)
1789 – 1st national Thanksgiving in USA
1865 – “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll published in USA
1970 – In Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe, 1.5 inches (38.1mm) of rain fall in a minute, the heaviest rainfall ever on record.
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