Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.
1936: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986 and is the longest-serving justice currently on the court, is born in Trenton, New Jersey.
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