Samuel Colt patents his revolver, the first black U.S. senator takes his seat, Muhammad Ali wins his first heavyweight title, and Ferdinand Marcos flees the Philippines, all on this day.
1920: Sun Myung Moon, the religious leader best known as the founder of the Unification Church and for his claim that he was a messiah, is born in what today is North Korea. He died at age 92 on Sept. 3, 2012.
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