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On this day:

1790: Discovery of the Aztec calendar stone

1903: First flight of the Wright Flyer, the powered aircraft made by the Wright brothers. It was the first such aircraft to take flight.

2010: The beginning of the Arab Spring

Born on this day:

1770: Ludwig van Beethoven, German pianist, composer

1778: Humphry Davy, English chemist, physicist

Gone on this day:

1273: Rumi, Persian mystic, poet

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