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1636: The Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony votes to establish the first college in what would become the United States. Initially called "New College" or "the college at New Towne," the institution was renamed Harvard College on March 13, 1639.
Harvard is founded, the Statue of Liberty is dedicated, Ernest Hemingway wins a Nobel Prize, the Cuban missile crisis ends, and the Gateway Arch is completed, all on this day.
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency says that 260 Big Island homes were damaged from Tropical Storm Iselle.
U.S. stock markets are sitting near record levels and investors might just push them into new territory Thursday.