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PHOTOS: "Blood Moon" as seen from Hawaii
27 B.C.: Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus is granted the title Augustus by the Roman Senate, marking the beginning of the Roman Empire.
"Don Quixote" is first published, Prohibition is ratified and goes into effect, Hitler moves underground, and the space shuttle Columbia takes off for the last time, all on this day.
Before becoming Honolulu's first licensed fire chief, Alexander Cartwright did something greater. He created the game of baseball.
Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press.