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Today in History:
1889: The word “hamburger” first appears in print, in the Walla Walla Union.
Happy Birthday to:
1855: King Camp Gillette, he of the safety razor.
1876: Konrad Adenauer.
1914: pfffffft! Aaron “Bunny” Lapin, inventor of Redi-Whip, and George Reeves, TV’s superman who stood still for bullets but dodged flying revolvers.
1928: Walter Mondale
1931: Alvin Ailey and Robert “I love the smell of napalm in the morning.” Duvall
1946: Diane Keaton