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PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" as seen from Hawaii
1279 B.C.: Rameses II, referred to as Rameses the Great, becomes pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. He is often regarded as the greatest, most celebrated, and most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire.
The Johnstown flood kills more than 2,000, Big Ben's clock tower starts ticking, Jimi Hendrix enlists in the Army, and Mark Felt comes clean as Watergate's "Deep Throat," all on this day.
Honolulu police say officers were searching for two teen escapees handcuffed together Friday morning.
The captain of the sunken ferry in South Korea was formally charged and is in custody, state-run media reported early Saturday, citing prosecutors and police.