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Happy Birthday Grace Slick, Paul Valéry, Ivanka Trump, Fred Friendly, Ruth Gordon, 

Ezra Pound, Louis Malle, Charles Atlas, Michael Dukakis, and Ted Williams!
On this date in 1888, a ballpoint pen was patented. in 1937, the asteroid Hermes passed the earth at twice the moon's distance. The asteroid has since been lost.
in 1938, a radio production of "The War of the Worlds," in news format, panicked some listeners who thought a Martian invasion was underway.
in 1974, Mohammed Ali knocked out George Foreman in Zaire to regain the World Heavyweight Championship.
in 1978, two 18-year-old students at Cal State Hayward, Laura Nickel and Curt Noll, showed that 221,701 − 1 is a prime. It was the largest known at that time.
in 1992, the Vatican announced that Galileo had been right.

Today is the 303rd day of the year; there are 303 primes below 2000.

Happy Checklist Day!
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