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2020

Global cases of COVID-19 pass 25 million with death toll at 843,000.

2018

Film “Roma” directed and written by Alfonso Cuarón, (Best Director 2019 Academy Awards) starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira premieres at the Venice Film Festival.

1993

“Late Show with David Letterman” debuts on CBS, from the Ed Sullivan Theater in NYC; Bill Murray is his first guest, Billy Joel performs.

150,000,000 millionth visitor to Eiffel Tower.

1972

John Lennon and Yoko Ono played Madison Square Gardens to raise money for the One to One charity. Stevie Wonder, Sha Na Na and Roberta Flack also appeared at the event. Several of the performances were later included on Lennon’s, Live in New York City album.

1968

1st record released on Apple label in UK is The Beatles single “Hey Jude”.

1963

The “Hotline” between Moscow and Washington, DC, went into operation.

1959

End of Montreal streetcar service.

1933

Air France forms from five French airlines.

1905

Ty Cobb made his major league batting debut with the Detroit Tigers.

1901

Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner.

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