This was 83rd day of the year and 282 days remained in the year.
Queen Elizabeth I died at age 69 after ruling England for more than 40 years.
Rock 'n' roll star Elvis Presley joined the U.S. army for two years.
NATO begins launching air strikes in an attempt to force Serbia to cease hostilities against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo.
The notorious Bird family's more than half-century stronghold on the nation of Antigua and Barbuda came to an end when Baldwin Spencer won the post of prime minister in the general election.
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