This was 80th day of the year and 285 days remained in the year.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, was burned at the stake as a heretic.
The French civil code, the Code Napoleon, was officially put forth.
The House of Representatives passes a bill that will overhaul the American health-care system. The bill, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will be sent to President Obama to sign into law.
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