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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1836 Missionaries, Narcissa and Marcus Whitman, Arrive in Walla Walla, WA Narcissa and Marcus Whitman Religion Westward Expansion The History Channel
1858 First Edition of Gray's Anatomy Is Published Medicine Literature Education Historic Firsts IntelliHealth
1859 Richard Carrington Is the First Person to Witness a Solar Flare Solar Flares Historic Firsts NASA
1904 Helen Keller Is First Deaf & Blind College Graduate (Radcliffe) Helen Keller Special Needs Education Education Historic Firsts Radcliffe Writer's Almanac
1976 Wall Street Journal Publishes First Edition for Europe Journalism Business & Economics The History Channel
1985 U. S.-French Expedition Locates Remains of the Titanic Off Newfoundland Coast Newfoundland The Titanic Smithsonian Institution
1997 Discovery of "Exotic Meson" Announced in Physical Review Letters Sub-atomic Particles Physics Brookhaven National Laboratory

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