1763, the French & Indian War ended with the signing of the Treaty Of Paris. Under its terms, France ceded Canada to Great Britain.
1846, led by Brigham Young, members of the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints — also known as the Mormons — began a trek west from Illinois to escape religious persecution.
1918Trotsky declares that Russia is leaving the war.
1933, Hitler proclaims the end of Marxism.
1933, Delivery of the first singing telegram.
1957, Author Laura Ingalls Wilder (the Little House On the Prairie books) dies at age 90.
1979Rod Stewart’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” peaks at #1.
1981, eight people were killed and 198 injured in a fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel and casino.
1992, boxer Mike Tyson was convicted in Indianapolis of raping Miss Black America contestant Desiree Washington.
1993Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey airs on ABC. The interview drew a 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people.
1997, a civil jury ordered O.J. Simpson to pay $25 million in punitive damages for the murders of his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ron Goldman, in addition to $8.5 million in compensatory damages already awarded.
2005, Author-playwright Arthur Miller dies at age 89. (Death Of A SalesmanThe Crucible; former husband of Marilyn Monroe)

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