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1547: Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, who led an expedition that caused thefall of the Aztec Empire, dies of pleurisy at age 61 or 62 in Castilleja de la Cuesta, Castile, Spain.
The Ford Model A goes on sale, a historic atomic milestone is reached under some Chicago football bleachers, "Thriller" premieres on MTV, Pablo Escobar is shot dead, and Enron files for bankruptcy, all on this day.
Before becoming Honolulu's first licensed fire chief, Alexander Cartwright did something greater. He created the game of baseball.
For the last few weeks, Marisol Sanchez took pains to drive miles out of her way to avoid highways in the Kansas City, Missouri, area.
On Thursday, she said she was breathing a little bit easier.
Police Chief Darryl Forte announced Thursday night tha...