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1635 – Boston Latin School, the oldest public school in the United States, was founded. 1866 – The gang that included Jesse James and Cole Younger committed their first bank robbery in Liberty, Mo. 1867 – Johann Strauss’s Blue Danube waltz premiered in Vienna. 1935 – Bruno Hauptmann was found guilty of murder in the Lindbergh kidnapping case. 1960 – France exploded its first atomic bomb. 1974 – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, who won the 1970 Nobel Prize for literature, was deported from the Soviet Union. 2002 – The French judge was accused of throwing the pairs skating decision to the Russians at the Olympics.]]]]> ]]>

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