In 1914, trading on the New York Stock Exchange stopped in response to the outbreak of World War I. In 1964, the American spacecraft Ranger 7 transmitted the first close-up photographs of the moon back to Earth. In 2006, Cuban leader Fidel Castro underwent surgery and transferred presidential power to his brother Raúl.
Milton Friedman (1912-2006), economist; Primo Levi (1919-87), writer; Evonne Goolagong Cawley (1951- ), tennis player; Wesley Snipes (1962- ), actor; J. K. Rowling (1965- ), author; Dean Cain (1966- ), actor; B. J. Novak (1979- ), actor/writer; DeMarcus Ware (1982- ), football player; Jessica Williams (1989- ), TV personality
In 1990, Nolan Ryan won his milestone 300th game.
U.S. trademarks protect words, names, symbols, sounds, or colors that distinguish goods and services. Unlike patents, they can be renewed forever as long as they are being used in business.
"Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who pause to consider the antithesis: that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable." – Primo Levi
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