This was 209th day of the year and 156 days remained in the year.
The great baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach died.
The 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which established the citizenship of African Americans and guaranteed due process of law, was ratified.
Nine Pennsylvania coal miners were rescued after 77 hours of being trapped in a mine shaft.
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