On This Day…

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1896 – First public screening of a motion picture in New Zealand.

1943 – American musician Paul Simon is born.

1943 – Italy declared war on Nazi Germany.

1950 – “All About Eve” directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter premieres (Academy Awards Best Picture 1951).

1962 – Edward Albee’s play “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” opens on Broadway featuring actress Uta Hagen.

2010 – Amid great fanfare, Chilean workers are rescued 69 days after their mine collapsed in the Atacama Desert, Chile.

2016 – American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Via Britannica / On This Day

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