The Washington Monument is dedicated, Alka-Seltzer is sold for the first time, the peace symbol is born, Malcolm X is assassinated, and Nixon heads to China, all on this day.
1903: French author Anaïs Nin, remembered for her published journals and hailed by many critics as one of the finest writers of female erotica, is born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris. A great deal of her work, including "Delta of Venus" and "Little Birds," was published posthumously.
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