The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.
1993: Italian automobile manufacturer Ferruccio Lamborghini, the founder of the high-end sports car company bearing his name, dies at the age of 76 in Perugia, Italy, 15 days after suffering a heart attack.
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