In 1807, former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr was arrested for treason. In 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which led to the internment of Japanese Americans. In 1945, U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima. In 1963, Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique was first published in the U.S. In 1985, the long-running British soap opera EastEnders debuted on BBC One.
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), astronomer; Carson McCullers (1917-67), writer; Lee Marvin (1924-87), actor; Smokey Robinson (1940- ), singer; Amy Tan (1952- ), writer; Jeff Daniels (1955- ), actor; Helen Fielding (1958- ), novelist; Roger Goodell (1959- ), NFL commissioner; Jonathan Lethem (1964- ), writer; Benicio Del Toro (1967- ), actor; Jeff Kinney (1971- ), writer/illustrator; Victoria Justice (1993- ), actress; Millie Bobby Brown (2004- ), actress
In 1995, Sterling Marlin became the first person in a decade to win back-to-back Daytona 500s.
The hottest planet in the solar system is Venus, with an average surface temperature of 867°F.
"Never do today what you can as well do tomorrow; because something may occur to make you regret your premature action." – Aaron Burr
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