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1492: Christopher Columbus notes in his journal the use of tobacco among Indians -- the first recorded reference to tobacco.
Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, and Joey Buttafuoco heads to jail, all on this day.
Honolulu police say a man shot Wednesday evening has died.
Argentina has defaulted for the second time in 13 years after officials failed to come to an agreement with the country's bondholders.
After frantic last minute talks failed to produce a deal late Wednesday, Standard & Poor's deemed the country to be ...