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  • Warren Commission releases its report

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, better known as the Warren Commission, releases its report to the public, claiming that assassin Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone.

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  • Samuel Adams born

    Revolutionary leader Samuel Adams is born in Boston. Adams organized protests against British colonial rule and would later sign the Declaration of Independence and serve as Governor of Massachusetts.

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  • Axis Powers formed

    Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and the Empire of Japan sign the Tripartite Pact in Berlin, formally creating the Axis Powers.

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