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– The first reg­u­lar news­pa­per in Bri­tish Colo­nial Amer­ica, the News-Let­ter, is pub­lished in Bos­ton, Mas­sachusetts.

– The Wool­worth Build­ing sky­scraper in New York City is opened.

– In Vi­enna, the paper Das Ich und das Es (The Ego and the Id) by Sig­mund Freud is pub­lished, which out­lines Freud’s the­o­ries of the id, ego, and su­per-ego.

– Nazi Ger­many be­gins its per­se­cu­tion of Je­ho­vah’s Wit­nesses by shut­ting down the Watch Tower So­ci­ety of­fice in Magde­burg.

– Win­ston Churchill is knighted by Queen El­iz­a­beth II.

– Suez Cri­sis: The Suez Canal is re­opened fol­low­ing the in­tro­duc­tion of UNEF peace­keep­ers to the re­gion.

– Cos­mo­naut Vladimir Ko­marov dies in Soyuz 1 when its para­chute fails to open. He is the first hu­man to die dur­ing a space mis­sion.

– Mau­ri­tius be­comes a mem­ber state of the United Na­tions.

– The first Chi­nese satel­lite, Dong Fang Hong I, is launched.

– The Gam­bia be­comes a repub­lic within the Com­mon­wealth of Na­tions, with Dawda Jawara as the first Pres­i­dent.

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