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Anniversaries.

On This Day: 837: Moses Montefiore became the first Jew to be knighted in England. 1859: Flogging was abolished in the British army. 1908: Britain's first woman Mayor, Elizabeth Garett Anderson, was elected at Aldeburgh. 1922: Metropolitan Police Commissioner William Harwood was poisoned by arsenic-laced chocolates. 1955: Rock Hudson married Phyllis Gates, his agent's secretary. 1961: JFK was elected American President. 1961: Brian Epstein, manager of several Liverpool record shops, first saw the Beatles at the Cavern Club. 1965: Capital punishment was abolished in Britain. 2000: $55 million was paid for a Picasso painting called Woman with Arms Folded.

Birthdays: 1952: Lou Ferrigno, 52, body builder and actor. Famed for his role as The Incredible Hulk. 1959: Tony Slattery, 45, British actor and comedian. 1966: Stefan Edberg, 38, Swedish tennis player and Wimbledon winner in 1988 and 1990. 1968: Pepa, 36, singer with Salt and Pepa, whose hits include Push It. Born Sandra Denton.
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