On November 29th, 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was opened to the public.
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On August 11th, 1711, the first race was held at Ascot.
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In 1776, a committee of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson suggested the United States adopt E pluribus unum -- Out of many, one -- as the motto for its Great Seal.
Those born on this day include:
- Edmund Jennings Randolph, the first U.S. attorney general, in 1753
- Herbert Hoover, 31st president of the United States, in 1874
- actor Jack Haley in 1898
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On August 22nd, 1954, the groundbreaking ceremony for Saint Lawrence Seaway was held at Massena, New York.