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Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/shane-dawson" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/a5a356a9-b481-4864-02a6-bf1370d58c00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Shane Dawson" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">YouTube Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/shane-dawson" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Shane Dawson</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>484</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Leontius Becomes Eastern Emperor</div><div class='timeline-text'>Leontius, a Roman usurper, is declared Eastern emperor in Tarsus and makes Antioch his capital.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1701</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Signing of the Nanfan Treaty</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Iroquois Confederacy signs the Nanfan Treaty, ceding vast territories north of the Ohio River to England.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1843</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Launch of SS Great Britain</div><div class='timeline-text'>Brunel's steamship, the SS Great Britain, is launched, marking a significant advancement in naval engineering.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1848</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Women's Rights Convention</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first Women’s Rights Convention opens in Seneca Falls, New York, a pivotal moment in the women's suffrage movement.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1903</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Victory in First Tour de France</div><div class='timeline-text'>Maurice Garin wins the inaugural Tour de France, starting a tradition that has continued for over a century.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1934</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Inauguration of Airship Mail Delivery</div><div class='timeline-text'>The USS Macon surprises the USS Houston with a mail delivery for President Franklin D. Roosevelt, demonstrating the potential for airship postal systems.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1952</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Opening of the Helsinki Olympics</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Summer Olympics open in Helsinki, Finland, marking a symbol of unity and peaceful competition amid global conflicts.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1963</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Joe Walker's X-15 Flight</div><div class='timeline-text'>Joe Walker pilots the North American X-15 to an altitude of 106,010 meters, qualifying as a human spaceflight under international convention.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1977</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Era of GPS Begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The world's first GPS signal is transmitted from Navigation Technology Satellite 2 and received at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Start of the Moscow Olympics</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Summer Olympics begin in Moscow, enhancing global cooperation through sports.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Knesset Passes Nationality Bill</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Israeli Knesset passes the Nationality Bill, defining Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.</div></div></div>

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