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On This Day April 16th

On This Day in history:

1705- Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton.

1867- Wilbur Wright, on of the Wright Brothers and a famous Aviator, is born.

1889- Charlie Chaplin, actor and comedian, is born.

1922- Annie Oakley shoots 100 clay targets in a row setting a woman's record.

1962- Walter Cronkite begins anchoring "The CBS Evening News."

1985- Mickey Mantle is reinstated after being banned from baseball for several years.

1999- Wayne Gretzky announces his retirement from the National Hockey League.



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