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.
1912: Pioneer American teacher, patent clerk, nurse and humanitarian Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, dies of tuberculosis at the age of 110 in Glen Echo, Md.
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