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Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1778 France Is the First Country to Sign a Treaty of Alliance with the United States France Historic Documents Historic Firsts Library of Congress History Channel
1929 Iowa's First Donut-making Machine Is Introduced by Trausch Bakery in Dubuque Dubuque, Iowa Foods and Nutrition Historic Firsts State Historical Society of Iowa
1959 First Successful Test Launch of U.S. Titan ICBM Missile: Cape Canaveral, Florida Florida Space Cold War Historic Firsts New York Times
1971 Astronaut Alan Shepard Hits Three Golf Balls on the Moon Alan Shepard Astronauts Lunar Exploration Golf Technology and Society BBC
1975 NASA Launches SMS-2 Weather Satellite for Western U.S. Coverage Space Exploration Weather NASA

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