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On this day:

1906: The Wright brothers’ flying machine is patented

1960: The most violent earthquake in recorded history, measuring 9.5 on the Richter scale, hits Chile

1992: India launches its Agni rocket

2004: Manmohan Singh becomes the 13th Prime Minister of India

Born on this day:

1772: Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer (founded Brahmo Sabha), born in Radhanagar, British India

1859: Arthur Conan Doyle, Scottish physician, author of Sherlock Holmes

Gone on this day:

1885: Victor Hugo, French author, poet, playwright

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