This was 253rd day of the year and 112 days remained in the year.
Elias Howe of Massachusetts received a patent for his sewing machine.
Twenty black students entered public schools in Birmingham, Mobile, and Tuskegee, Alabama, after President John F. Kennedy sent National Guardsman to end the standoff with Alabama Governor George Wallace.
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