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Busy day in history. Here are a few.

Ups and Downs in History.

1607 An expedition of English colonists went ashore at Cape Henry, Va., to establish the first permanent English settlement in the Western Hemisphere. (They later settled at Jamestown.)

1785 Naturalist and artist John James Audubon was born in Haiti.

1865 John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln, was surrounded and killed by federal troops near Bowling Green, Va.

1989 Actress-comedian Lucille Ball died at age 77.

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