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Dog attack deaths and maimings
1564: Astronomer and scientist Galileo Galilei, whose achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for the Earth revolving around the sun, is born in Pisa, Italy.
The USS Maine explodes mysteriously in Havana Harbor, the teddy bear is born, President Franklin D. Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt, and Jeffrey Dahmer is found guilty, all on this day.
Federal authorities say a dog attack killed a two-week old Hawaiian monk seal pup and injured four other seals on Kauai.