Today in History: 

1946: The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens represented by 51 nations

1920: The Treaty of Versailles takes effect officially ending World War

1920: The League of Nations (Precursor of UN) is established in Geneva.

Born of this Day: 

1949: George Foreman: American boxer

Gone on this Day:

1971: Coco Chanel: French fashion designer, founder of Chanel Brand of fashion products

1862: Samuel Colt: American inventor, Inventor of Revolver

1778: Carl Linnaeus: Swedish botanist, physician, zoologist, Creator of Binomial Nomenclature used in the naming of species

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