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1727: Catherine I of Russia, the first woman to rule Imperial Russia, dies at the age of 43 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Fever and coughing blood from her nose, diagnosed as abscess of the lungs, led to her early death. The second wife of Peter I of Russia and the mother of Catherine II, also known as Catherine the Great, she reigned as empress of Russia from 1725 until her death.
St. Louis nearly burns to the ground, the first Kentucky Derby is held, the Supreme Court strikes down segregated schools, the Senate Watergate Committee begins televised hearings, and same-sex marriages begin in Massachusetts, all on this day.
A bill to ban tobacco use at Maui's county parks and beaches passed its second and final reading Tuesday in the Maui County Council.
Divers retrieved yet more bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol on Wednesday as hopes of finding survivors faded on news that rescuers haven't found any air pockets inside the ship.