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Cesare Borgia held the Ballet of Chestnuts in the Papal Palace today (1501). Also, Helena, Montana was founded (1861), John Logie Baird created Britain’s first television transmitter (1925), Orson Welles performed his famous broadcast of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds (1938), Jackie Robinson signed a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers (1945), and Prince Juan Carlos replaced the aging Francisco Franco as Spain’s head of state (1975), and Argentina held her first elections after seven years of military rule (1983). And the Dresden Frauenkirche, destroyed by the firebombing raid in World War II, was reconsecrated after a thirteen-year rebuilding project (2005).

Good morning! ::hugggggs::