A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.
1900: Queen Victoria of England gives royal assent to an act creating the Commonwealth of Australia, thus uniting separate colonies on the continent under one federal government.
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