This was 56th day of the year and 309 days remained in the year.
Samuel Colt patented the first revolving barrel multishot firearm.
J.P. Morgan formed U.S. Steel Corporation, the first billion-dollar corporation in the world.
Communists took control of the government in Czechoslovakia.
Tennessee Williams, American playwright, died.
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