History's greatest showman is born, a war begins, and two of man's greatest inventions are unveiled, all on this day.
1811: Venezuela becomes the first South American country to declare independence from Spain, as depicted here in this 1876 painting by Venezuelan painter Martín Tovar y Tovar.
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