Ol' Blue Eyes is born, Boys Town is founded, the first motel opens, "The Godfather: Part II" premieres, and the U.S. Supreme Court decides the 2000 presidential election, all on this day.
1901: Guglielmo Marconi receives the first transatlantic radio signal at Signal Hill in St John's, Newfoundland.
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