The American Civil War begins, FDR dies, a Soviet cosmonaut becomes the first human to travel into space, and the first space shuttle lifts off, all on this day.
1979: Actress Claire Danes, best known for TV roles in "Homeland" and "My So-Called Life," as well as movie roles in "Romeo + Juliet," "Terminator 3" and "Stardust," is born in Manhattan, New York.
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