This was 29th day of the year and 336 days remained in the year.
John Beckley became the first Librarian of Congress. He was paid $2 a day.
Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven was published.
Karl Benz received a patent for the first successful gasoline-driven car.
Poet Robert Frost died in Boston.
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