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In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?

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 Today in History - 7/4

  • 1054 Brightest known super-nova (Crab Nebula) starts shining (23 days)
  • 1187 Battle of Hittin (Tiberias): Saladin defeats Reinoud of Ch∆ítillon
  • 1301 Battle at Breukelen: Holland vs Lichtenberg
  • 1415 Angelo Correr becomes Pope Gregory XII
  • 1453 41 Jewish martyrs burned at stake at Breslau
  • 1610 Battle at Klushino: King Sigismund II beats Russian and Sweden
  • 1636 City of Providence, Rhode Island form